About the Show/Event
Information for The Greek Passion at Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne (Opera or Operetta). Matrinu's last major work and only tragic opera. Based on the book by Nikos Kazantzakis, Christ Recrucified. A group of Greek villagers perform a passion play and slowly grow into the roles that they are portraying leading to a clash with a group of dispossessed refugees. New Production. Sung in English with English titles.
Performers Nicky Spence (Manolios), Magdalena Molendowska (Katerina), Paul Nilon (Yannakos), Jeffey Lloyd-Roberts (Panait), Stephen Gadd (Priest Grigoris), John Savournin (Priest Fotis), Steven Page (Captain), Brian Bannatyne-Scott.
Music Martinu. Company Opera North. Director Christopher Alden. Conductor Garry Walker. Design Charles Edwards. Lighting Charles Edwards. Costume Doey Luthi. Choreographer Tim Claydon.