OperaUpClose: La Traviata

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH NOVEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
The King's Head, 115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1QN 
 
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Dates:
23rd October 2013 until 29th November 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue-Sat 7.15pm, Sun 3pm, Nov 29, 2pm & 7.15pm
 
PRICES
£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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OperaUpClose: La BohemeOperaUpClose: La BohemeAn aspiring novelist falls for an immigrant cleaner in Robin Norton-Hale's retelling of Puccini's tragic tale.29th December 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
Now On
OperaUpClose: La Boheme
event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
DATES  27th Dec 2014, 29th Dec 2014 to 31st Dec 2014 and 2nd Jan 2015 to 4th Jan 2015
VENUE  The King's Head 
An aspiring novelist falls for an immigrant cleaner in Robin Norton-Hale's retelling of Puccini's tragic tale.
OperaUpClose: The Barber Of SevilleOperaUpClose: The Barber Of SevilleRobin Norton-Hale directs a version of Rossini's classic comedy, with musical direction by Alison Luz.6th January 2015Saturday 17th January 2015 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
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OperaUpClose: The Barber Of Seville
event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
DATES  6th to 17th January 2015
VENUE  The King's Head 
Robin Norton-Hale directs a version of Rossini's classic comedy, with musical direction by Alison Luz.
The Diary of a NobodyThe Diary of a NobodyThe Diary of a NobodyAfter a sell-out success last summer, Rough Haired Pointer Theatre Company presents Mary Franklin's inventive adaptation of George and Weedon Grossmith's comic novel about a hapless Victorian clerk as the first show of the King's Head Theatre 2015 season. With four actors playing 45 characters, a much-bashed-about front door, a human postbox and 20th January 2015Saturday 14th February 2015 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
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VENUE  The King's Head 
After a sell-out success last summer, Rough Haired Pointer Theatre Company presents Mary Franklin's inventive adaptation of George and Weedon Grossmith's comic novel about a hapless Victorian clerk as the first show of the King's Head Theatre 2015 season. With four actors playing 45 characters, a much-bashed-about front door, a human postbox and ... More about this event
 
BetweenBetweenThe play is an edgy, fast paced and visceral exploration of male sexuality. It follows three intertwining story lines: an acting instructor as he coaches a young student through the delivery of Shakespearian Sonnets, childhood friends discovering sex and sexuality, and a couple who have grown apart sexually.24th January 2015Saturday 14th March 2015 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  24th January to 14th March 2015
VENUE  The King's Head 
The play is an edgy, fast paced and visceral exploration of male sexuality. It follows three intertwining story lines: an acting instructor as he coaches a young student through the delivery of Shakespearian Sonnets, childhood friends discovering sex and sexuality, and a couple who have grown apart sexually.
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The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
 
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event > Concerts > Opera - Operetta
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VENUE  The King's Head 
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TrainspottingTrainspottingAn adaptation of Irvine Welsh's unflinching novel which follows the lives of drug addicts living in 1980s Leith, Edinburgh. Presented by In Your Face Theatre.17th March 2015Saturday 11th April 2015 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
 
Trainspotting
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  17th March to 11th April 2015
VENUE  The King's Head 
An adaptation of Irvine Welsh's unflinching novel which follows the lives of drug addicts living in 1980s Leith, Edinburgh. Presented by In Your Face Theatre.
 

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