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Satyagraha depicts events that occurred in Gandhi's life and his spiritual mentors during his years with the Indian community in South Africa, 1893-1914. It was here that Gandhi explored and defined his belief in passive resistance that has left such a mark on the world. Performed in Sanskrit with English surtitles. Running time: 3hrs 15mins. Original production supported by The 20/20 Group. A collaboration with Improbable. A co-production with The Metropolitan Opera New York.


Alan Oke (M.K. Gandi), Elena Xanthoudakis (Miss Schlesen), Janis Kelly (Mrs Naidoo), Stephanie Marshall (Kasturbai), Anne Mason (Mrs Alexander), Ashley Holland (Mr Kallenbach), Robert Poulton (Prince Arjuna), James Gower (Lord Krishnal/Parsi Rustomji)


Music: Philip Glass
Lyrics(s): Philip Glass, Constance DeJong (after the Bhagavad-Gita)
Producer(s): English National Opera, Improbable, Metropolitan Opera New York
Director(s): Phelim McDermott, Julian Crouch (associate director), David Kneuss (revival)
Design(s): Julian Crouch, Leo Warner (video for Fifty Nine Productions), Mark Grimmer (video - for Fifty Nine Productions)
Costume: Kevin Pollard
Lighting: Paule Constable
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.


Satyagraha (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T405104864. Details of all Satyagraha archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1404740981

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