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Other spaces: Arcola Tent (2 Ashwin Street)
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From26th August 2019
To28th August 2019
What is currently on at Arcola (V1422226940)

A Hand of Bridge/The Sands of Time/Le 66

A Hand of Bridge/The Sands of Time/Le 66T01182807015
A Hand of Bridge - Two married couples play a game of bridge, during which their innermost desires are hilariously revealed. (Sung in English without surtitles). The Sands of Time - Receiving the Guinness World Record for World's Shortest Opera when it was composed in 1933, this 3.5-minute score follows married couple Stan and Flo, whose luck changes during the boiling of their breakfast egg. (Sung in English with surtitles). Le 66 - When Frantz wins 100,000 florins in a lottery he discovers that good fortune can be a blessing in disguise in Jacques Offenbach's fun, tuneful tale, with a new English libretto. (Sung in English without surtitles).
Music Samuel Barber (A Hand of Bridge)
Lyrics Gian Carlo Menotti (A Hand of Bridge)
Music Peter Reynolds (The Sands of Time)
Lyrics Simon Rees (The Sands of Time)
Music Jacques Offenbach (Le 66)
Lyrics Matthew Toogood (after Laurencin - Le 66)

Archive :: production:T01182807015, opera or operetta:S1227023224, venue:V1422226940

Production details

Part of Grimeborn 2019


Company Irrational Theatre
Director Paula Chitty
Design Paula Chitty
Musical Director Peter Jones
Lighting Bob Grover
Stage ManagerKate Reynolds
Performer Alex Hall (tenor)
Performer Sophie Horrocks (mezzo soprano)
Performer Joao Valido Vaz (tenor)

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