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The opera charts Manon's course from wide-eyed innocent to a woman who has seen all too much of the world, and Massenet supplies a lushly romantic score, bursting with life and colour. On her way to the convent where she is destined to spend her days, Manon falls instantly in love with the handsome Des Grieux, and they elope. Torn between her devotion to Des Grieux and the seductiveness of glamour and riches, Manon's voracious appetite for life blazes through the opera. Whilst he only wants the girl, the girl wants to have it all - even if it proves ultimately to be her undoing. New production.

Cast/Performers

Rosa Mannion, John Hudson, Ashley Holland

Creatives/Company

Author: Massenet
Lyrics(s): Meilhac, Gille
Book by: Prevost
Company: English National Opera
Translation: Edmund Tracey
Choreographer: Michael Keegan-Dolan
Lighting: Paule Constable
Conductor(s): Paul Daniel, Michael Lloyd
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

Manon

Manon (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01505068500. Details of all Manon archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2014

Archive Listings

13 May 98
to
18 Jun 98
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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