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Madam Butterfly

Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose in association with the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry presents a new English version of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly. A young woman abandoned by the man for whom she sacrificed everything. But she is stronger than anyone imagined… Retold from a female, East-Asian perspective, this Madam Butterfly is transposed to 1980s Japan, where traditional culture collides with a […]

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La Traviata

Devon Opera is excited to present Verdi’s much-loved opera La Traviata, fully staged and accompanied by piano. With Natasha Day (soprano) in the title role, Alberto Sousa (tenor) as Alfredo and Phillip Smith (Baritone) as Germont, this young cast of professional singers lead a team of fabulous artists, musically directed by Jonathan Pease. Set in […]

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Iolanthe

Exeter’s much loved St David’s Players return to the Barnfield with another Gilbert & Sullivan favourite: Iolanthe. This visual feast, with lots of catchy songs and hilarious dialogue, weaves a light-hearted tale of crime, punishment, fairies, lords and – eventually – true love. With great music, a sumptuous 13-piece live orchestra and satirical political comedy […]

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