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Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Saturday, December 2, 2017

Revival

Rosalinde is looking forward to a few days care free time with her lover, while her husband is facing time in prison. Her maid asks to be excused in order to care for a sick aunt. In truth all four characters are planning to spend the evening at a magnificent masquerade ball given by the prince.  As the characters are brought together in various guises, we set the scene for a hilarious story of mistaken identity full of splendour, posh frocks and masks.

Centred around the extravagant ball, the events of Die Fledermaus are set to a rich, romantic score by Johann Strauss II featuring some of the most irresistible melodies ever written for the stage. The cast is led by Judith Howarth and Paul Charles Clarke fresh from their leading roles in Madam Butterfly for WNO in June 2017.

  • Performances start at 7.15pm, except at Southampton Mayflower Theatre 21 October, Liverpool Empire Theatre 11 November, Bristol Hippodrome Theatre 1 November and Oxford New Theatre 2 December at 4pm, and at Venue Cymru 28 October and Birmingham Hippodrome 4 November at 3:30pm.
  • Running time is approximately two hours 55 minutes including two intervals
  • Sung in English with surtitles in English (and Welsh in Cardiff and Llandudno)

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Supported by WNO Idloes Owen Society

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Rosalinde Judith Howarth 
Eisenstein Mark Stone 
Falke Ben McAteer
Adele Rhian Lois
Orlofsky Anna Harvey 
Alfred Paul Charles Clarke
Frank TBC
Blind Joe Roche
Ida Angharad Morgan
Frosch Steve Speirs

Conductor James Southall 

Director John Copley
Revival Director Sarah Crisp 
Set Designer Tim Reed
Costume Designer Deirdre Clancy
Lighting Designer Howard Harrison
Choreographer Stuart Hopps