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The Elixir of Love

4 star rating

Closed 26 Oct 2019

King's Head Theatre

New English version of Donizetti's dazzling comic opera blends the sensational music with a decidedly different take on the astonishing tale of romance and magic.
The Elixir of Love at the King's Head Theatre

Image courtesy King's Head Theatre

Show details

Synopsis


The King's Head Theatre's final opera production of 2019 is the The Elixir of Love as you've never seen it before.


This new English version of Donizetti's dazzling comic opera blends the sensational music with a decidedly different take on the astonishing tale of romance and magic.


Background, advisory warnings


Age suitability: Not available


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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
115 Upper Street
Islington
London N1 1QN

Box office tel: 0207 226 8561

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 25 September 2019

Press night:Monday 30 September 2019

Closes:Saturday 26 October 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑00pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑00pm

Friday ‑ 7‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑00pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Running time: 1 hr 35 mins (approx inc interval)

Tickets


Previews:
£10 - £14

Standard:

£23.50


£27.50 Premium


Concessions:
£19.50; Under 30 £10

Cast


Adina: Alys Roberts

Gina: Caroline Taylor

Nicky: David Powton

Brandon: Themba Mvula

Dulcamara: Matt Kellett


Covers:

Brandon: Theo Perry

Gina: Shana Moron-Caravel

Adina: Caroline Taylor


Main cast do all performances except:

Tuesday 1st October: Theo Perry covering Themba Mvula (Brandon)

Wednesday 9th October (Matinee): Shana Moron-Caravel covering Caroline Taylor (Gina) & Caroline Taylor covering Alys Roberts (Adina)

Wednesday 9th October (Evening): Shana Moron-Caravel covering Caroline Taylor (Gina)

Tuesday 15th October: Theo Perry covering Themba Mvula (Brandon) & Shana Moron-Caravel covering Caroline Taylor (Gina) & Caroline Taylor covering Alys Roberts (Adina)

Tuesday 22nd October: Theo Perry covering Themba Mvula (Brandon)

Saturday 26th October (Matinee & Evening): Theo Perry covering Themba Mvula (Brandon)


Creatives


Author: Chris Harris - Co-librettist; David Eaton - Co-librettist
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Director: Hannah Noone
Designer: Amanda Mascarenhas
Musical direction: David Eaton
Lighting: Nic Farman

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