OperaUpClose: La Traviata

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH NOVEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
The King's Head, 115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1QN 
 
TELEPHONE
 
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

LondonTown.com - OperaUpClose: La Traviata Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The King's Head events

 
Diary Of A NobodyDiary Of A NobodyA production based on George and Weedon Grossmith's classic comic Victorian novel.30th July 2014Sunday 24th August 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
Now On
Diary Of A Nobody
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  29th July to 24th August 2014
VENUE  The King's Head 
A production based on George and Weedon Grossmith's classic comic Victorian novel.
Lady Windermere's FanLady Windermere's FanOscar Wilde's first major theatrical success, written in 1892, is a stylish, glittering comedy of marital misadventure and family secrets. Here set in the 1930s, Ellie Nunn stars as Lady Windermere, and the director is Linnie Reedman.5th August 2014Saturday 23rd August 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
On Soon
Lady Windermere's Fan
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  5th to 23rd August 2014
VENUE  The King's Head 
Oscar Wilde's first major theatrical success, written in 1892, is a stylish, glittering comedy of marital misadventure and family secrets. Here set in the 1930s, Ellie Nunn stars as Lady Windermere, and the director is Linnie Reedman.
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.5th August 2014Saturday 23rd August 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
On Soon
Between
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  5th to 23rd August 2014 - 9.30pm
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.
AutobahnAutobahnSavio(u)r presents Neil LaBute's short-play cycle following colourful, complicated people making their way across America's highways and their stops, starts and stalls along the way. Directed by Tim Sullivan.27th August 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
On Soon
Autobahn
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  27th August to 20th September 2014
VENUE  The King's Head 
Savio(u)r presents Neil LaBute's short-play cycle following colourful, complicated people making their way across America's highways and their stops, starts and stalls along the way. Directed by Tim Sullivan.
OperaUpClose: The Blank CanvasOperaUpClose: The Blank CanvasThe Blank Canvas tells how a celebrated painter fears that her hallucinations are a sign of madness, but has to confront the fact that they are caused by Charles Bonnet Syndrome, she is going blind.31st August 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
 
OperaUpClose: The Blank Canvas
event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
DATES  31st Aug, 7th Sep, 14th Sep and 21st Sep 2014 - 7.15pm
VENUE  The King's Head 
The Blank Canvas tells how a celebrated painter fears that her hallucinations are a sign of madness, but has to confront the fact that they are caused by Charles Bonnet Syndrome, she is going blind.
OperaUpClose: Flourish 2014OperaUpClose: Flourish 2014A competition for new operas.21st September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
 
OperaUpClose: Flourish 2014
event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  Sunday 21st September 2014 - 3pm
VENUE  The King's Head 
A competition for new operas.
OperaUpClose: The Marriage Of FigaroOperaUpClose: The Marriage Of FigaroSarah Tipple directs this production of Mozart's opera buffo about the eponymous nuptials and other complications. Sung in English.24th September 2014Saturday 8th November 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
 
OperaUpClose: The Marriage Of Figaro
event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
DATES  24th September to 8th November 2014
VENUE  The King's Head 
Sarah Tipple directs this production of Mozart's opera buffo about the eponymous nuptials and other complications. Sung in English.
Hello Norma JeaneHello Norma JeaneGiant Cherry Productions present Granny Lynnie and her gay grandson Joe's search for the truth, their self-worth, and their love for each other are tested to the limit in this funny drama that is full of surprises. By Dylan Costello.28th September 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
 
Hello Norma Jeane
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  28th Sep, 5th Oct, 12th Oct, 19th Oct, 26th Oct and 2nd Nov 2014
VENUE  The King's Head 
Giant Cherry Productions present Granny Lynnie and her gay grandson Joe's search for the truth, their self-worth, and their love for each other are tested to the limit in this funny drama that is full of surprises. By Dylan Costello.
Go SeeGo SeeNorris Church Mailer's provocative and bold exploration of personal, cultural, and sexual identity as told through Marie, a women working in a sex booth on 42nd St.12th November 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
Category: event
 
Go See
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  12th to 29th November 2014
VENUE  The King's Head 
Norris Church Mailer's provocative and bold exploration of personal, cultural, and sexual identity as told through Marie, a women working in a sex booth on 42nd St.
 

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