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

LondonTown.com - OperaUpClose: La Traviata Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
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Macclesfield Road NCP
 
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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. Directed by Lucy Bradley.7th September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
The King's Head, 115  Upper Street      N1 1QN
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event > Concerts > Opera - English opera
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VENUE  The King's Head 
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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
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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
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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
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  28th Sep, 5th Oct, 12th Oct, 19th Oct, 26th Oct and 2nd Nov 2014
VENUE  The King's Head 
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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
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