OperaUpClose: La Traviata

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH NOVEMBER 2013

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Tue-Sat 7.15pm, Sun 3pm, Nov 29, 2pm & 7.15pm
 
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£22.50 and £25, NUS/OAP £19.50, unwaged/under 18s £16.50, Oct 23 & 24 preview £10
 

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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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Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
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Macclesfield Road NCP
 
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