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The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

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When:

  • Sat 31 Mar ’18, 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Where:

Gisborne War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, Gisborne

Restrictions:

All Ages

One Crazy Day.

One of the most beloved operas of all time, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro is set over the course of one crazy day in the household of Count Almaviva. Barber-turned-valet Figaro and his sassy fiancee, Susanna, join forces with the long-suffering Countess to outsmart their devious employer.

This new sweetened and condensed adaptation by writer/soprano Georgia Jamieson Emms is performed in English and features a cast of singers from New Zealand Opera. Directed by Jacqueline Coats, this Figaro is innovative, economical, definitely a bit cheeky, yet preserves all the best bits of Mozart's masterpiece. Critics have called it 'hilarious' and 'sparkling with wit and ingenuity'.

Cast:
- Figaro - Stuart Coats
- Susanna - Alicia Cadwgan
- Count Almaviva - Craig Beardsworth
- Marcellina - Megan Corby
- Cherubino - Barbara Paterson
- Countess Almaviva - Georgia Jamieson Emms

Creative Team:
- Director - Jacqueline Coats
- Musical Director - Bruce Greenfield
- Repetiteur - Fiona McCabe
- Set design - Brian King

Tickets online or at Stephen Jones Photography.
Doors and bar open 1 hour before the show.

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