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A cautionary tale for us all, The Rake's Progress follows the fortunes of work-shy Tom. Under the influence of the dastardly Nick Shadow, he sets off on a journey of hedonistic self-indulgence that can only lead to ruin! Inspired by the famous etchings by Hogarth. Approx running time 3 hours.


Toby Spence (Tom Rakewell), Kate Royal (Anne Trulove), Kyle Ketelsen (Nick Shadow), Stephanie Blythe (Baba the Turk), Graham Clark (Sellem), Jeremy White (Trulove), Frances McCafferty (Mother Goose)


Music: Stravinsky
Lyrics: W H Auden
Producer(s): Royal Opera, Theatre de La Monnaie, Brussels Opera de Lyon, San Francisco Opera, Teatro Real Madrid (in collaboration with Ex Machina Quebec)
Conductor: Ingo Metzmacher
Director(s): Robert Lepage, Neilson Vignola (assistant)
Design(s): Carl Fillion, Boris Firquet (video)
Costume: Francois Barbeau
Lighting: Etienne Boucher
Choreographer: Michael Keegan Dolan
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The Rake's Progress

The Rake's Progress (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0763767244. Details of all The Rake's Progress archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01136587651

Archive Listings

22 Jan 10
3 Feb 10
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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