UKTW - 25 years online
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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. New Production

Performers Hann Glawari (The Merry Widow), Amanda Roocroft (The Merry Widow), Alfie Boe (Camille de Rosillon), Roy Hudd (Njegus), John Graham-Hall (Count Danilo), Fiona Murphy (Valencienne), Richard Suart (Baron Zeta), Hal Cazalet (Cascada), Daniel Hoadley (St Brioche).
Music Franz Lehar. Book by Victor Leon. Lyrics Leo Stein. Corporate Sponsor skyARTS. Producer English National Opera. Director John Copley. Design Tim Reed. Costume Deidre Clancy. Lighting Howard Harrison.

The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1101407547. Details of all The Merry Widow archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2024

Archive Listings

24 Apr 08
30 May 08
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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