A young Cretan girl is given an elixir to extend her life by 300 years and spends the time becoming the greatest singer of all time. But along the way she passes the recipe of the elixir to a lover and now, in 1922, she's 337 years old and in court trying to recover the paper. In the end she wins, but decides not to take the potion but to die as without mortality life has ceased to have meaning. Running time: 2hrs 20mins

Performers Amanda Roocroft (Emilia Marty), Andrew Shore, Alasdair Elliott, Peter Hoare, Ashley Holland.
Author Janacek. Producer English National Opera. Producer National Theatre Prague. Conductor Richard Armstrong (Sir). Director Christopher Alden. Design Charles Edwards. Costume Sue Willmington. Lighting Adam Silverman.

The Makropulos Case

The Makropulos Case (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T913181187. Details of all The Makropulos Case archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2013

Archive Listings

20 Sep 10
5 Oct 10
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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