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Set in Paris in1905, a three act comedy which includes a can-can at Chez Maxim's. The plot centres around the past love affair between Madame Glavari (the wealthy widow of the title) and Count Danilovitsch - which becomes inextricably entailed with the appalling state of the Pontevedrian economy (they need her cash). Several sub-plots add to the drama - the Ambassador's fondness for young females and his wife's penchant for even younger men - all help to produce an evening of witty songs and lively music. Sung in English

Performers Maire Flavin (Hanna Glawari - Leeds), Katie Bird (Hanna Glawari - Newcastle/Hull/Nottingham/Salford), Amy Freston (Valencienne), Nicholas Watts (Camille de Rosillon), Quirijn de Lang (Danilo), Geoffrey Dolton (Baron Zeta), Alex Otterburn (Cascada), Alexander Banfield (St Brioche).
Music Franz Lehar. Book by Victor Leon. Lyrics Leo Stein. Company Opera North. Conductor Martin Andre. Director Giles Havergal. Design Leslie Travers. Costume Leslie Travers. Lighting Oliver Fenwick. Choreographer Stuart Hopps. Director Stuart Hopps (movement director). Other Tim Claydon (associate choreographer and director).

The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0714746581. Details of all The Merry Widow archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2024

Archive Listings

15 Nov 18
17 Nov 18
The Lowry
Greater Manchester
8 Nov 18
10 Nov 18
Theatre Royal
24 Oct 18
26 Oct 18
Theatre Royal
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
29 Sep 18
12 Oct 18
Grand Theatre and Opera House
West Yorkshire

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