Details

First performed in 1941 and set in the pioneering days in America. Paul Bunyan is a lumberjack who never ages but grows taller every day. Paul marries and has a daughter but his wife leaves him. Later when she dies he gets his daughter back and she helps the camp cook - who decides to try and kill Paul but comes to his senses. New Production. Running time: approx 2hrs 15 mins with a 20min interval

Cast/Performers

Caryl Hughes (Tiny), Mark Wilde (Johnny Inkslinger/Balladeer), Adrian Dwyer (Johnny Inkslinger/Balladeer), Ashley Catling (Hot Biscuit Slim), Stuart Haycock (Sam Sharkey), Piotr Lempar (Ben Benny), Wyn Pencarreg (Hel Helson), Maciek O'Shea (Jen Jenson), Abigail Kelly (Fido), Amy Payne (Moppet), Emma Watkinson (Poppet), Matt R J Ward (Pete Peterson/Western Union Boy), Adam Tunnicliffe (Andy Anderson/John Shears)

Creatives/Company

Author: Benjamin Britten
Lyrics: W H Auden
Producer: English Touring Opera
Conductor: Philip Sunderland
Director: Liam Steel
Design: Anna Fleischle
Lighting: Guy Hoare
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.

Paul Bunyan

Paul Bunyan (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01503355137. Details of all Paul Bunyan archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2051

Archive Listings

28 May 14Arts Theatre
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
8 May 14Warwick Arts Centre
Coventry
West Midlands
16 Apr 14Theatre Royal
York
North Yorkshire
15 Apr 14
to
25 Apr 14
Theatre Royal
Norwich
Norfolk
8 Apr 14Curve
Leicester
Leicestershire
1 Apr 14Everyman Theatre
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
28 Mar 14Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Aldeburgh
Suffolk
17 Feb 14
to
21 Feb 14
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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