VenueHull New Theatre
From1st April 2022
To1st April 2022
What is currently on at Hull New Theatre (V934)
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Rigoletto, the hunchbacked court jester wants revenge. His beloved daughter, Gilda, has been abducted and seduced by the Duke and he hires a hit-man to assassinate him. Tragedy prevails in Verdi's masterpiece of love, lust and betrayal. Based on Hugo's Le roi s'amuse. First performed at La Fenice in Venice on 11 March 1851
Music Verdi
Lyrics Francesco Maria Piave
Book by Victor Hugo

Archive :: production:T1093362685, opera or operetta:S2071, venue:V934

Production details

Sung in Italian with English titles.


Company Opera North
Conductor Garry Walker (ex Feb22 19/Mar22 16)
Conductor Patrick Milne (Feb22 19/Mar22 16)
Director Femi Elufowoju Jr
Design Rae Smith
Costume Rae Smith
Lighting Bruno Poet
Director Laila Diallo (movement director)
Performer Roman Arndt (Duke of Mantua)
Performer Eric Greene (Rigoletto)
Performer Jasmine Habersham (Gilda)
Performer Callum Thorpe (Sparafucile)
Performer Alyona Abramova (Maddalena)
Performer Willard White (Sir - Count Monterone)
Performer Themba Mvula (Marullo)
Performer Ivan Sharpe (Matteo Borsa)

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