About the Show/Event
Find the best The Handmaid's Tale opera or operetta tickets at London Coliseum, West End. Based on Margaret Atwood's novel. Following a violent overthrow of the United States government by a religious dictatorship, women are denied the right to read, work, own property or enter into relationships other than first marriages. Those who defy the system are arrested, indoctrinated and then assigned to childless families for the sole purpose of procreation. Offred, the title character, attempts to subvert this regime with disturbing and fateful results. Sung in English with surtitles
Approximate runtime 195minutes (including any interval).
Performers Kate Lindsey (Offred), Emma Bell (Aunt Lydia), Soloman Howard (The Commander), Raehann Bryce-Davis (Serena Joy), Frederick Ballentine (Nick), Rhian Lois (Janine/Ofwarren), Pumeza Matshikiza (Moira), Elin Pritchard (Ofglen), Madeleine Shaw (Rita), Alan Oke (The Doctor), Susan Bickley (Offred's Mother), John Findon (Luke).
Author Poul Ruder. Lyrics Paul Bentley. Producer English National Opera. Conductor Joana Carneiro. Director Annilese Miskimmon. Design Annemarie Woods. Costume Annemarie Woods. Lighting Paule Constable. Design Akhila Krishnan (video). Director Imogen Knight (movement).