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VenueGrand Theatre and Opera House
Other spaces: Howard Assembly Room
CountyWest Yorkshire
From29th September 2018
To12th October 2018
WhenSep 29, Oct 2,4,10,12 at 19:30. Oct 7 Mat 16:00
What is currently on at Grand Theatre and Opera House (V975)

The Merry Widow

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.
Music Franz Lehar
Book by Victor Leon
Lyrics Leo Stein

Archive :: production:T0714746581, opera or operetta:S2024, venue:V975

Production details

Sung in English


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)
Performer Maire Flavin (Hanna Glawari - Leeds)
Performer Katie Bird (Hanna Glawari - Newcastle/Hull/Nottingham/Salford)
Performer Amy Freston (Valencienne)
Performer Nicholas Watts (Camille de Rosillon)
Performer Quirijn de Lang (Danilo)
Performer Geoffrey Dolton (Baron Zeta)
Performer Alex Otterburn (Cascada)
Performer Alexander Banfield (St Brioche)

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