About the event
Offenbach’s uproarious take on the legend pits Orpheus against Eurydice.
He is a musician, she hates his music, and both are having affairs. When she dies from a snake-bite, he is delighted, but Public Opinion dictates that he must at least feign grief and go to the Underworld to retrieve her. Eurydice, however, has other ideas…
Featuring the famous can-can, which later became notorious at the Moulin Rouge, Offenbach’s catchy tunes and sparkling orchestration will surely send you away with a smile!
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Book and Lyrics by Ian Gledhill
Producer: Molly Brickley-Clark
Musical Director: Colin Jagger
Age Guidance: 5+
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