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Bizarre and spellbinding. The Magic Flute features two love stories, a serpent, a Queen, a High Priest and a comedian, whose intrigues unfold to the beauty of Mozart's most popular opera score and Schikaneder's witty dialogue Using Hesketh-Harvey's translations of the arias, recently performed by Scottish Opera, Merry Opera's production provides a new setting and new spoken dialogue, by Kit Hesketh-Harvey. Part-pantomime, part-opera, this new production re-lives The Magic Flute's triumphant opening night in 1791. Mozart's fevered imagination creates a magical world for a cast of lofty divas and low comedians, as the shadowy forces of Freemasonry oversee events, and Mozart himself believes he is being poisoned...

Cast/Performers

Nicholas Allen (cello), Neil McTaggart (violin), Elise Bergersen (viola), Mark Chivers (viola), Niall Webb (woodwind), Stephen Hose (piano), Fleur de Bray (Queen of the Night), Daisy Brown (Pamina), Dario Dugandzic (Papageno), Kristin Finnigan (Third Lady), Thomas Faulkner (Sarastro), James Harrison (Papageno), Elisabeth Marshall (Queen of the Night), Lawrence Olsworth-Peter (Tamino/Mozart), Joe Morgan (Tamino/Mozart), Gemma Morsley (Papagena), Matthew Quirk (Sarastro), Catarina Sareno (Pamina), Glenn Tweedie (Monastatos)

Creatives/Company

Music: Mozart
Lyrics: Schikaneder
Company: The Merry Opera Company
Translation: Kit Hesketh-Harvey
Adapted by: Kit Hesketh-Harvey
Director(s): Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Preece Killick (assistant)
Musical Director: Stephen Hose
Choreographer(s): Paul Chantry, Rae Piper
Design: Sophia Simensky
Costume: Fiona Russell
Lighting: Derek Carlyle
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.

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote)

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote) (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T408602166. Details of all The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote) archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2009

Archive Listings

2 Nov 13The Corn Exchange Theatre
Wallingford
Oxfordshire
1 Nov 13The Rondo
Bath
Bath & North East Somerset
29 Jun 13Kenton Theatre
Henley-On-Thames
Oxfordshire
26 Jun 13
to
28 Jun 13
The Scoop
Outer London
Greater London
22 Jun 13Playhouse
Norwich
Norfolk
16 Mar 13Sarah Thorne Theatre Club Memorial Theatre
Broadstairs
Kent
15 Mar 13St George's Theatre
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk
5 Feb 13
to
3 Mar 13
Riverside Studios
Outer London
Greater London

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