OperaUpClose: La Traviata  

 
 

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OperaUpClose, the company behind the Olivier Award winning production La Boheme - which won the 2011 Olivier Award for Best Opera Production - brings Verdi's tragic drama about a scandalous love affair set in 1850s to the King's Head Theatre, a small-scale off-West End alternative to London's two mainstream opera houses. La Traviata tells the story of Violetta who sacrifices her own happiness for the sake of her lover's family and future. This is the company's second co-production with Malmo Opera following their successful staging of Tosca which was first shown at the King's Head in 2012 and transferred to the Soho Theatre in August 2013. Robin Norton-Hale, one of the three founders who along with Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Ben Cooper set up OperaUpClose in 2009, directs.

 

About The King's Head

London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, and since then has established itself as one of the best places to see top quality, independent theatre. More about The King's Head


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2 Become 12 Become 1A comedy musical following four girls in the 90s as they embark on a night of speed dating, meeting Mr Rights and Mr Wrongs, filled with infectious pop anthems and ballads.2017-04-23T15:00:00+01002017-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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2 Become 1
Adam & Eve...And SteveAdam & Eve...And Steve2017-04-23T17:00:00+01002017-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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Adam & Eve...And Steve
The LipSinkersThe LipSinkersAlt-drag cabaret troupe perform music hits and skits.2017-04-29T22:30:00+01002017-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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Charles Court Opera: The Magic FluteCharles Court Opera: The Magic FluteJohn Savournin directs Mozart's comical and magical opera adapted by John Savournin and David Eaton filled with enchanting puppetry, magic and witty surprises.2017-05-05T19:00:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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Charles Court Opera: The Magic Flute
Living A LittleLiving A LittleA sharp and witty play about carrying on the party during a zombie apocalypse, written by Finlay Bain and staged by In Your Face Theatre.2017-05-06T21:45:00+01002017-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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Black Is The Color Of My VoiceBlack Is The Color Of My VoiceA one-woman musical drama about a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist seeking redemption after her father's death. Based on the life of Nina Simone and starring Apphia Campbell. Contains some strong language and adult themes.2017-05-07T19:30:00+01002017-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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Black Is The Color Of My Voice
5 Guys Chillin'5 Guys Chillin'Em-Lou Productions presents a graphic, gripping funny and frank verbatim drama exposing the gay chill-out scene, taken from over 50 hours of interviews from guys found through social media outlets.2017-05-16T21:45:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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Border MenBorder MenWithout Decor's play about an attempt to defect by an East German border guard.2017-05-27T12:45:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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Border Men
Holy CrapHoly CrapNick Thompson Productions deals with the launch of Britain's first pay-to-view religious channel and the problems of its founder.2017-06-07T20:40:00+01002017-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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