Ellen Kent’s La Bohème at New Theatre Oxford


24 January 2020

24 January 2020
New Theatre Oxford
24-26 George Street

Ellen Kent's La Bohème at New Theatre Oxford

About Ellen Kent’s La Bohème at New Theatre Oxford

Senbla by arrangement with Opera International presents An Ellen Kent Production Puccini ‘s LA BOHÈME.

Why go and see it?

La Bohème is one of the most romantic operas ever written. It tells the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer.

Starring Elena Dee the Korean soprano in her iconic role as Mimi and the celebrated international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*.

Poster for Ellen Kent's La Bohème at New Theatre Oxford
Poster for Ellen Kent’s La Bohème at New Theatre Oxford

Directed by Ellen Kent, with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra, this brand new production is traditionally staged and features beautiful sets and costumes.

The set reflects the Bohemian art of the period and will include, a brass band, snow effects and Muzetta’s dog will also make an entrance.

This classic tale of Parisian love and loss features many famous arias including Your Tiny Hand is Frozen, They Call Me Mimi and Muzetta’s Waltz.

*Cast subject to change

What the critics say about Ellen Kent’s La Bohème

Authentic, tender and passionateDaily Telegraph

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The performance is sung in Italian with English surtitles.


2 hours 20 minutes including interval

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Friday 24 January

About New Theatre Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened. The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.

On performance days, the Box Office opens at 12:00 noon and closes 15 minutes after show start. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before show start, and close 15 minutes after the show start.

There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls foyer, two furhter bars in the Circle Foyer and one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks. There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card memebers.

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