About the Show/Event
Information for The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) at Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne (Opera or Operetta). Count Almaviva lusts after the delicious Susanna, Figaro's bride to be. The neglected Countess pines for her husband's attentions and, as she tries to make him jealous, love and suspicion abound. Figaro must unravel the threads before he and Susanna can tie the knot. Also performed as Figaro's Wedding and Figaro!. First performed at the Burgtheater in Vienna on 1 May 1786 Revival Production. Sung in English.
Performers Phillip Rhodes (Figaro), Fflur Wyn (Susanna), Quirijn de Lang (Count Almaviva), Maire Flavin (Countess Almaviva), Heather Lowe (Cherubino), Jonathan Best (Doctor Bartolo), Joseph Shovelton (Don Basilio), Gaynor Keeble (Marcellina).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (after [Beaumarchais]). Company Opera North. Conductor Antony Hermus (ex Mar20 4/10/12/18/21). Conductor James Hendry (Mar20 4/10/12/18/21). Director Jo Davies. Design Leslie Travers. Costume Gabrielle Dalton. Lighting James Farncombe. Choreographer Kay Shepherd.