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Until Sat 18th May
@ Tobacco Factory, Bristol
Also appearing: Opera Up Close
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Tosca: Opera Up Close
Olivier award-winning OperaUpClose returns to the Factory Theatre with another Puccini masterpiece – Tosca.
In a new English version by Adam Spreadbury-Maher, with a new orchestration by Danyal Dhondy and design by Nina Fransson, we are transported to 1989 East Germany.
Tosca is sensual, powerful and vulnerable. Living in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, she is the toast of the GDR elite, until her lover Cavaradossi helps a political prisoner to escape, putting Tosca at the mercy of Stasi chief Scarpia.
Puccini’s tautest drama is given a radical yet affectionate re-working, set in the dying days of the East German regime and stripping the story to its most essential elements. A cast of just five singers and a trio of piano, clarinet and cello brings OperaUpClose’s trademark intimacy and immediacy to this tale of love, lust and the corrupting influence of power while retaining all of the emotional impact of the original.
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Venue: Tobacco Factory
Phone: 0117 902 0344
→ Parson Street 14 min walk
→ Bedminster 17 min walk