Performance

VenueTrafalgar Studios
Other spaces at this venue include: Studio 1,Studio 2
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From6th December 2017
To6th January 2018
When19:45. Thu,Sat Mats 15:00
What is currently on at Trafalgar Studios (V420)

La boheme

La bohemeT0349696121
Puccini's most enduring opera. The story of the love of the poor poet Rodolfo for the consumptive seamstress Mimi. Set in the Latin Quarter of Paris the course of their love is constantly threatened by Rodolfo's jealousy and Mimi's illness. The painter Marcello and the provocative Musetta are the other main characters. This is where 'your tiny hand is frozen' comes from and the last few bars, as Rodolfo realises Mimi is dead, are some of opera's most moving moments.
Music Puccini
Lyrics Giacosa
Lyrics Illica
Book by Murger


Archive :: production:T0349696121, opera or operetta:S1980, venue:V420
Current production:Work

Production details

Renowned for his inventive, contemporary reinterpretations of classic theatre and opera Adam Spreadbury-Maher, who is directing this time around, will focus upon the quintessential quartet - Mimi, Musetta, Rodolfo (Ralph) and Marcello (Mark) - and it will be lifted from when Puccini set his opera in the early 19th century to present day East London. The production will lay bare the dangerous and damaging effects of co-dependent relationships against a backdrop of spiralling rents and social media. Gala Night Friday Dec 8

Company

Presented byThe King's Head
Director Adam Spreadbury-Maher
Lyrics Adam Spreadbury-Maher
Lyrics Becca Marriott
Musical Director Panaretos Kyriatzidis
Design Becky-Dee Trevenen
Lighting Nic Farman
Director David Spencer (associate director)
Stage ManagerChristine Collins
Performer Matthew Palmer (Marcello - not all dates)

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