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Puccini’s Manon Lescaut

09 April @ 7.30pm to 10.00pm

Beaumont Street
Oxford, OX1 2LW United Kingdom
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Puccini's Manon Lescaut by English Touring Opera
Puccini’s Manon Lescaut by English Touring Opera

About Puccini’s Manon Lescaut by English Touring Opera

Puccini’s Manon Lescaut is a devastating depiction of a woman wrestling with her desire for love on her own terms and the rigid double standards imposed on her by society.

English Touring Opera bring the glittering temptations of the big city to the stage with a exciting new production.

Jude Christian, fresh from a critically acclaimed Titus Andronicus at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, brings her incisive direction and a sharp, poetic new translation to the production, while ETO Music Director Gerry Cornelius conducts.


From £14.00

Please see important booking information below.

Booking information

Age guidance: 14+

This show has an interval.

Good to know:
This opera will be performed in English with English surtitles.

About Oxford Playhouse

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