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La Boheme
     

La Boheme

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by Giancomo Puccini, Robin Norton-Hale (Adapted by)
 

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A classic tale retold for 21st century London. A tale of love and tragedy, indulgence and excess. Having wowed audiences at Kilburn’s Cock Tavern in a record-breaking, sell-out six-month run, Soho Theatre takes on opera for the very first time as Puccini’s La Bohème is retold for contemporary Soho with a talented, classically trained young

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A classic tale retold for 21st century London. A tale of love and tragedy, indulgence and excess. Having wowed audiences at Kilburn’s Cock Tavern in a record-breaking, sell-out six-month run, Soho Theatre takes on opera for the very first time as Puccini’s La Bohème is retold for contemporary Soho with a talented, classically trained young cast.

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"A madly brilliant reimaging"
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"This is Puccini without a safety net and it works"
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• *—Evening Standard

"Transfers effortlessly from 1830s Paris to contemporary London... in Norton-Hale's canny translation, the words and notes both make their mark … this is about as real as verismo gets.”—The Guardian

"A riotous coup de théâtre that fizzes with fun and fabulousness... A Bohème quite unlike any other -
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"Robin Norton-Hale’s sharp, demotic translation... seems set fair to bring Puccini’s indestructible masterpiece to many more punters, opera fans and neophytes alike...charted with an immediacy that one does not always get in a larger house...intensely affecting—*
• * *"—Evening Standard

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849430838
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Pages:
85
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)

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La Boheme 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The sample needs to be longer, so that I can see what your version of La Boheme is like. I don't need the complete rundown of what the former stars of this play are up to right now, but that's all I can see. I'm guessing the writing isn't good?