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Wednesday 28th - Saturday 31st May 2014
The Magic Flute
Join us for a new take on one of Mozart’s best known and best loved operas. A story of drama, magic, a hero tested, the triumph of love over adversity, and of course a sprinkling of humour. Set in the looming shadow of the Great War, this spectacular production (directed by Alison Bishop) uses the Suffragette struggle against the Establishment to create a host of dramatic and loveable characters, in an exciting new translation by Julie Morrice.
Meet our heroes Tamino (David Bowie) and Papageno (David Campbell) as they search for their true loves. Tamino sets out to rescue Pamina (Jennifer Gillespie), the daughter of the Queen of the Night (Iona Goldie), from the clutches of Prime Minister Sarastro (Malcolm Muir) and his dastardly side kick Monostatos (David Bishop) who has decidedly nasty intentions for Pamina and enjoys the cat and mouse chase with this young suffragette. Aided by the Queen of the Night’s three suffragettes (Linda Gillespie, Rosie Wallace, Anne Smart) and three spirits (Rachael Mutl, Claire Logan, Anne Cochrane), Tamino and Papageno race to find Pamina before the worst befalls her. Tests and trials await. Can they succeed? And can Papageno find love in all of this? Papagena (Louise Bertram) tests Papageno’s worth with hilarious consequences, but will he end up with the girl?
Come along and see this new interpretation of a Mozart favourite, and enjoy Biggar Theatre Workshop’s first venture into the magical world of opera.
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Tickets are priced at £8 for Wednesday and Thursday and £10 for Friday and Saturday nights.
Tickets are now available to purchase online here