Definitely not the opera but based on real events which mirror, in part, the story. A French diplomat in Beijing carries on an affair with a singer from the Chinese Opera, who is in fact a spy, finally being accused of treason and imprisoned.
In 2007, young dramaturg Ben Power, was commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, to develop a 'Romeo and Juliet' for older actors.
Set in modern times 'A Tender Thing' portrays an ageing Romeo and Juliet in a tender, often funny, and ultimately poignant story of love.
n 'Mutts: The Dog’s Tale', Western Australian playwright, Johnny Grim, tells the stories of nine unwanted dogs who find themselves in an animal welfare refuge.
Count Dracula is one of the most famous gothic horror characters, created in 1897 by Irish author Abraham ‘Bram’ Stoker and based on history’s Vlad The Impaler.