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La traviata: Trailer

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La traviata
Soho Theatre
Tue 5 Aug -- Sun 14 Sep
http://bit.ly/1lhJt1B

Following the success of La bohème and Don Giovanni, Olivier Award-winning company OperaUpClose and director/translator Robin Norton-Hale return to Soho Theatre with their new English version of La traviata.

The story of Violetta, a so-called 'fallen woman' who sacrifices her own happiness for the sake of her lover's family and future, this production is set in the 1920s underworld of speakeasies and bootlegging and reveals the hypocrisy and heartache behind the glittering façade of parties.

With Verdi's much-loved melodies orchestrated for a trio of clarinet, cello and piano by composer Harry Blake, this La traviata will serenade you, seduce you, and break your heart.

Press on previous OperaUpClose productions:

'A masterstroke... blissfully funny.'
★★★★ Guardian (on La bohème)

'A madly brilliant re-imagining.'
★★★★ The Times (on La bohème)

'Fizzes with fun and fabulousness.'
★★★★ Metro (on La bohème)

★★★★ Daily Express (on La bohème)

'A huge artistic success.'
New York Times (on La bohème)

'Opera with the gloves off.'
★★★★ WhatsOnStage (on La bohème)

'The whole thing fizzes from start to finish.'
★★★★ Daily Telegraph (on L'elisir d'amor)

'Fizzes with vitality... a real treat.'
★★★★ Time Out (on L'elisir d'amor)

'OperaUpClose is the brand leader.'
★★★★ Evening Standard (on L'elisir d'amor) Show less
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