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The Adventures of Pinocchio archiveWhen you're newly carved from a piece of wood, the last thing you want to do in sweep up and go to school. You want to have fun, like other boys. So begin The Adventures of Pinocchio, the tale of the wooden boy who longs to be good, but just can't help tumbling nose first into trouble. Guided by the Blue Fairy, Pinocchio has lots to learn before he can discover the secret to becoming a real boy. He is tricked by the sly fox and clever cat, has his lying nose pecked by woodpeckers, is captured in the Big Green Fisherman's net and is wickedly turned into a performing donkey! Enter a fairytale world full of colourful characters, and join Pinocchio on his quest to become a real boy. Guided by the Blue Fairy and chirruping Cricket, Pinocchio still can’t help tumbling nose first into trouble: he’s tricked by the sly Fox and clever Cat, his lying nose is pecked by woodpeckers, he’s captured in the Big Green Fisherman’s net and is even turned into a performing donkey. Spellbinding music, memorable songs and a magical set shape this fantastical production, which captures all the inventiveness and charm of the original creation. Bringing this irresistible story to life is most of the original cast and creative team. Including the mezzo-soprano Victoria Simmonds (Dorabella, Così fan tutte 2009/10), as Pinocchio, soprano Mary Plazas, singing The Blue Fairy and the renowned baritone, Jonathan Summers, as Geppetto, Pinocchio's Father. Sung in English. Running time: approx. 2hrs 45mins. Age 7+
Performers Victoria Simmonds (Pinocchio), Katrina Lucas (Pinocchio), Mary Plazas (The Blue Fairy), Jonathan Summers (Geppetto), Rebecca Bottone (Cricket/Parrot), Graeme Broadbent (Puppeteer/Ape-Judge/Ringmaster/Big Green Fisherman/Farmer), Stephen Richardson (Puppeteer/Ape-Judge/Ringmaster/Big Green Fisherman/Farmer), Nicky Spence (Lampwick/Arlecchion), Mark Wilde (Cat), James Laing (Fox/Coachman), Carole Wilson (Pigeon/Snail).
Music Jonathan Dove. Adapted by Alasdair Middleton. Company Opera North. Company Chemnitz Opera. Conductor David Parry. Director Martin Duncan. Design Francis O'Connor. Costume Francis O'Connor. Choreographer Nick Winston. Lighting Davy Dunningham.

The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T520997075. Details of all The Adventures of Pinocchio archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S825024721

Archive Listings

17 Dec 10
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31 Dec 10
Grand Theatre and Opera House
Leeds
West Yorkshire
19 Nov 10
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20 Nov 10
Theatre Royal
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
12 Nov 10
to
13 Nov 10
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
5 Nov 10
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6 Nov 10
The Lowry
Salford
Greater Manchester
27 Oct 10
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30 Oct 10
Festival Theatre
Edinburgh
Edinburgh

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