Was it The Major, The Writer, The Servant, The Drunk, The Emigré, The Hostess, The Number 1 Fan or The Doctor?
The latest production by the State Opera of South Australia is a magical concoction of song, dance and colour. Written by Hungarian composer Franz Lehar in 1905 The Merry Widow has enjoyed popularity right up to today.
Premiered in 1973, A Little Night Music is still regarded by many as the jewel in Stephen Sondheim’s considerable crown. Based loosely on Bergman’s classic Smiles of a Summer Night, this musical follows the complicated love lives of bourgeois Swedes at the turn of the 20th century.
Miss Jones (Deborah Caddy) relates her life and loves through the songs of Rodgers and Hart.
The third and final opera in the Trilogy is inspired by the life of Mahatma Gandhi and his life-long search for truth through non-violent means.
The first in the Philip Glass Trilogy of major operas, each presented by State Opera SA & the Adelaide Art Orchestra, They cycle of 3 plays 3 times over 3 weeks.
State Opera have found a winning approach to Offenbach’s operetta that is sure to win friends and influence people, but be prepared for aching ribs, because this production will have you laughing your head off. You might just want to see it twice.
Based around the story of Cole Porter and his relationship with his wife, Linda Lee, this is an evening filled with his music.
A very important thing to be emphasised about this production is that it is perfect for everybody, no matter whether very young or the very opposite. There is something here for everybody, so do yourself a favour and get a ticket before they all go.
The French-Australian Chamber of Commerce And Industry South Australia will host a gala Bastille Day dinner at the InterContinental Adelaide on 14 July 2011.