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VenueLighthouse (previously known as Poole Arts Centre)
Other spaces: Sherling Studio
From21st April 2006
To21st April 2006
PricesFrom £19.50. To £19.50.
What is currently on at Lighthouse (previously known as Poole Arts Centre) (V910)


Set in Moravia in 1900. Jenufa, loved by Laca, has a son by Steva. Steva denies responsibility and is set to marry the mayor's daughter Karolka. Thinking that she would aid a marriage between Laca and Jenufa the sexton, Kostelnicka drowns the baby in the brook and tells Jenufa that it has died. Jenufa and Laca are about to be married as are Steva and Karolka. As the ceremony begins news comes that the body of a baby has been found under the ice. The Kostelnicka steps forward and confesses her guilt. Comforted by Jenufa's forgiveness, she is led away. Jenufa now turns to Laca and gives him his freedom; but he is faithful, and as the curtain falls they pledge their love.
Music Janacek
Lyrics Janacek (after Preissova)

Archive :: production:T01707824400, opera or operetta:S6298, venue:V910
Current production:Work

Production details


Company English Touring Opera
Director James Conway
Conductor Michael Rosewell
Design Michael Vale
Lighting Aideen Malone
Performer Amanda Echalaz (Jenufa)
Performer Anne Mason (Kostelnicka - some dates)
Performer Susannah Self (Kostelnicka - some dates)
Performer Dwayne Jones (Laca)
Performer Richard Roberts (Steva - some dates)
Performer Michael Bracegirdle (Steva - some dates)
Performer Linda Hibberd (Burya)
Performer Eddie Wade (Foreman)
Performer Katerina Mina (Karolka)
Performer Anna Wall (Barena)
Performer Martin Lamb (Mayor)
Performer Penny Ormerod (Mayor's Wife)
Performer Jane Harrington (Jano)

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