VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From5th October 2019
To28th November 2019
WhenOct 5,11,23,30, Nov 8,12,21,26 at 19:30. Oct 19 Mat 14:00. Oct 26 Mat 13:45. Nov 1 at 19:15. Nov 28 at 19:00
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Orpheus in the Underworld

Orpheus in the UnderworldT1218745722
Orpheus' trip to the Underworld to recover Eurydice. First performed in 1858 and perhaps the first ever full-length classical operetta, this opera is perhaps most famous for the 'Can Can', or as it is properly called, 'The Infernal Gallop'.
Music Offenbach
Lyrics Ludivoc Halevy
Lyrics Hector-Jonathan Cremieux

Archive :: production:T1218745722, opera or operetta:S2044, venue:V376

Production details

Performed in English.

Special Performances

  • 11 Oct 19 Sign Interpreted


Producer English National Opera
Conductor Sian Edwards
Conductor Valentina Peleggi (Nov 1/26/28)
Director Emma Rice (English Book)
Design Lizzie Clachan
Costume Lez Brotherston
Lighting Malcolm Rippeth
Choreographer Ella Murfitt
Lyrics Tom Morris (English Lyrics)
Director Matthew Monaghan (Associate Director)
Performer Ed Lyon (Orpheus)
Performer Claudia Boyle (Eurydice)
Performer Lucia Lucas (Public Opinion)
Performer Williard White (Jupiter)
Performer Robert Hayward (Jupiter Nov 21/26/28)
Performer Alex Otterburn (Pluto)
Performer Alan Oke (John Styx)
Performer Keel Watson (Mars)
Performer Idunnu Munch (Venus)
Performer Mary Bevan (Diana)

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