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VenueRugby Theatre
From5th July 2015
To5th July 2015
What is currently on at Rugby Theatre (V133)

The Barber of Seville (Il Barbiere Di Siviglia)

Il barbiere di Siviglia. A young English aristocrat arrives in Seville to woo the lovely Rosina. However, she is being pursued by an unscrupulous older man, Bartolo and it is only with the ingenious help of the quick thinking barber, Figaro, that the situation is rescued.
Music Rossini
Lyrics Sterbini (after [Beaumarchais])

Archive :: production:T1646997112, opera or operetta:S1872, venue:V133

Production details

A new English verison by Robin Norton-Hale with piano accompaniment. The Barber of Seville has been transported to Jane Austen's England, a world of eligible bachelors, feisty heroines and snobbish relations familiar from much-loved BBC costume dramas.


Company OperaUpClose
Translation Robin Norton-Hale
Director Robin Norton-Hale
Musical Director Elspeth Wilkes
Design Gregor Donnelly
Lighting Richard Williamson

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