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Other spaces: Arcola Tent (2 Ashwin Street)
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From4th September 2019
To7th September 2019
When20:00. Sep 7 Mat 15:00
What is currently on at Arcola (V1422226940)

Don Jo

Don JoT2029285285
In a utopic (and fabulously-costumed) nightscape, somewhere beyond time, place, and stylistic integrity, Don Giovanni's victims seek justice. But what might ?justice' look like, and sound like, in a queer-reimagined world?
Music Queer Collective (after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
Lyrics Leo Doulton (after Lorenzo da Ponte)

Archive :: production:T2029285285, opera or operetta:S655620276, venue:V1422226940

Production details

A queer take on Mozart's perennially problematic classic by Arcola Participation Queer Collective, for lovers of queer art and opera alike. With this performer-led re-devising of the classic opera, Arcola Participation's Queer Collective makes its Grimeborn debut. This isn't just another operatic re-staging; everything is up for grabs - the characters' genders, the plot, and even the music are radically refashioned to suit the Collective's desires and talents. This is a new way of making opera, where a community reoccupy the classics, making a space there for underrepresented voices and their stories. Come and see the future of opera: a dizzying cocktail of forms, people, and spectacles in a refabulisation of this classic show. Sung in English without surtitles. Part of Grimeborn 2019


Presented byArcola Participation
Director Leo Doulton
Musical Director Nick Bonadies
Director Kathleen Do9ugherty (movement director)

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