TIME AND PLACE:
@ Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL
Tickets: from £10 with an Arcola Passport
Bold new versions of classic operas. Rarely-seen and long-forgotten works. Brand new pieces from the most exciting up-and-coming composers, musicians and companies. Whether it’s your first or your latest opera experience, you’ll be right at home at Grimeborn 2017.
THE MARRIAGE OF KIM K book online
The Kardashian musical 💋.
The Mozart opera 🎻.
At the same time 😍.
THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN book online
Once upon a time, deep in the woods, a man caught a vixen… This humorous, life-affirming celebration of nature comes to Grimeborn with a brand new chamber arrangement.
HE SILKEN LADDER & A HUSBAND AT THE DOOR book online
A double bill about mistaken identities, mismatched lovers, narrow escapes and unexpected undergarments.
UNE EDUCATION MANQUÉE book online
A deliciously madcap and witty 45-minute French operetta about two teenaged newly-wed aristocrats.
DIARY OF ONE WHO DISAPPEARED book online
Janáček’s song-cycle is updated as the video-diary of an asylum centre worker. A dramatic tale of cross-cultural love, identity and indecision from the acclaimed Shadwell Opera.
PORGY & BESS book online
For their latest outing to Grimeborn, Basement Orchestra contront Gershwin’s masterpiece, telling the story with key details and extracts, live singers and dazzling musicianship.
OPERA MOUSE book online
Tilly Mouse lives under an opera house, and she just loves to sing! Don’t miss this Sunday morning spectacular for young children and adults alike.
ARMIDE book online
Armide falls for her nemesis will she pick love, or vengeance? Ensemble OrQuesta brings this thrilling tale of desire, betrayal and magic from the crusades into the present.
V book online
Inspired by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night , V is a devised musical by young people aged 14-25 from Arcola’s award-winning Creative Engagement department.
SAMSON AND DELILAH book online
The source of Samson’s power is a secret – but when Delilah decides to root it out, her discovery threatens to change the course of history forever. A new production from WhatsOnStage award-winner Aylin Bozok (Werther, Pelléas et Mélisande).
COLLISION book online
Part absurdist science-fiction, part sultry cabaret, Collision is a Dada-esque piece with new cabaret and jazz influenced music. How would you spend your world’s end weekend?
IL LETTO book online
Told by Puccini’s wife Elvira Bonturi, Il Letto is a tale about the destructive tensions between real life and opera, heroines and muses.
FUN AT THE FESTIVAL book online
A real treat for opera and new writing lovers, these three little gems make for a fun-filled evening at the festival.
THRILL ME: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY book online
The multi-award-winning, five-star production returns to London. In Chicago, 1924, two college kids sign a contract in blood. Can they carry out the perfect crime?