17th Feb, 2020

Opera brings a touch of Hollywood Glamour to the Warwick Arts Centre

Coventry Editorial 2nd Jun, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

FRESH from the success of their sell-out production of Bizet’s Carmen, Opera Warwick are back with their ‘most dazzling production yet’.

Set within the glitz and glamour of a Hollywood studio, the group are set to bring Franz Lehar’s ‘The Merry Widow’ to life at the Warwick Arts Centre this week.

The reimagining of the early 20th-century opera into a 1950’s Hollywood studio tells the story of wealthy widow whose arrival on-set immediately the object of many amorous glances from her potential suitors.

Resting on a small fortune, her choice of marriage will determine the future of a failing movie studio and indeed Hollywood itself.

Promises audience a ‘peek behind the silver screen’ into a world of frivolity and floozies Opera Warwick’s ‘The Merry Widow’ plays Warwick Arts Centre from Thursday, June 4 until Saturday, June 6.

Tickets are currently available online at www.warwickartscentre.com or from the box office on 02476 524524.

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