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Opera Mayhem: You've Never Had A Meal Like This

Opera Mayhem: You've Never Had A Meal Like This

'Mayhem' is the right word. | By Robert Greene
This Latest Don Giovanni Is Updated Yet Outdated

This Latest Don Giovanni Is Updated Yet Outdated

A missed opportunity to do something fresh. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Escape The Olympics With These Theatre Shows

Escape The Olympics With These Theatre Shows

Sport isn't for everyone. | By Johnny Fox
Theatre With The Roof Off: Outdoor Shows To Watch This Summer

Theatre With The Roof Off: Outdoor Shows To Watch This Summer

Summery suggestions for encounters with the stars, under the stars. | By Johnny Fox
Review: Infanticide-Themed Opera Both Draining And Engaging

Review: Infanticide-Themed Opera Both Draining And Engaging

A tale of fickle men, lost love and killing babies. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Review: Anish Kapoor Ditches Sculpture For Opera

Review: Anish Kapoor Ditches Sculpture For Opera

First rate opera with innovative set designs. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Stage Picks Of The Week: The Cheeky Edition

Stage Picks Of The Week: The Cheeky Edition

Who wants some cheeky theatre, opera and burlesque in their life? | By Franco Milazzo
Review: Madame Butterfly Takes Wing At The ENO

Review: Madame Butterfly Takes Wing At The ENO

Latest re-re-revival is unbalanced but beautiful. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
The Audience Booed Lucia Di Lammermoor, But The Gore Isn't The Real Problem: Review

The Audience Booed Lucia Di Lammermoor, But The Gore Isn't The Real Problem: Review

Gothic melodrama at Royal Opera House. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★☆☆
Review: Plate Smashing And High Notes - Earnest Goes Wilde At Barbican

Review: Plate Smashing And High Notes - Earnest Goes Wilde At Barbican

Oscar Wilde's most famous comedy played as opera. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★★☆
Review: If You See One Philip Glass Opera, Make It This One

Review: If You See One Philip Glass Opera, Make It This One

Minimalism connects Ancient Egypt to the modern day. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Review: Sister Act Meets Druids In ENO's First Ever Norma

Review: Sister Act Meets Druids In ENO's First Ever Norma

Curiosity alone should lead you to watch this one. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Reach For The Star: A Shining Review For L’Étoile

Reach For The Star: A Shining Review For L’Étoile

Chris Addison makes opera debut in a rarely performed French comedy. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
La Traviata Is The Cathartic Opera You're Looking For: Review

La Traviata Is The Cathartic Opera You're Looking For: Review

Good grief. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★★
Not Your Ordinary Love Triangle: Tosca Reviewed

Not Your Ordinary Love Triangle: Tosca Reviewed

Exceptional production at Royal Opera House. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★★
Get Discounted Tickets For Over 100 Top London Shows This Christmas

Get Discounted Tickets For Over 100 Top London Shows This Christmas

Great deals in the West End. | By Londonist
Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea: Theatre Tokens

Last-Minute Christmas Gift Idea: Theatre Tokens

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Review: Morgen Und Abend Is A Relentless Sensory Assault

Review: Morgen Und Abend Is A Relentless Sensory Assault

New opera lives in limbo. | By Holli-Mae Johnson ★★★☆☆
English National Opera Triumphs With Underrated Verdi Masterpiece: Review

English National Opera Triumphs With Underrated Verdi Masterpiece: Review

Move over Aida and La traviata - it's time to give this lesser known gem an airing! | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Smack My Puccini Up: La Boheme At Coliseum Reviewed

Smack My Puccini Up: La Boheme At Coliseum Reviewed

Sex, drugs and opera singing. | By Stuart Black ★★☆☆☆
Ace Autumn Shows Plus Win A Trip To Broadway!

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Tradition Meets Modernity At Start Of English National Opera Season

Tradition Meets Modernity At Start Of English National Opera Season

Opera with turbulent history kicks off ENO's autumn season. | By Londonist ★★★★☆
5 High-End London Experiences At Low Prices

5 High-End London Experiences At Low Prices

Unique experiences at great prices. | Sponsor
Half Naked Dead Dreadheads At The Opera

Half Naked Dead Dreadheads At The Opera

Orphee et Eurydice is a musical extravaganza of otherworldly proportions. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★★
Experience Contemporary Opera In London's Only Lighthouse

Experience Contemporary Opera In London's Only Lighthouse

Plus a boat ride. | By Laura Reynolds
Mozart's Barber Is Back In A Rousing Romp

Mozart's Barber Is Back In A Rousing Romp

Crazy comings and goings at the Royal Opera House. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
The Car Man Is An Evocative Blend Of Thuggery And Buggery

The Car Man Is An Evocative Blend Of Thuggery And Buggery

Matthew Bourne's award-winning ballet gets its first revival since 2007. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Opera Examines Our Obsession With Telly

Opera Examines Our Obsession With Telly

People Watch opens King's Cross opera festival. | By Lise Smith
After Slow Start Falstaff Redeems Royal Opera House

After Slow Start Falstaff Redeems Royal Opera House

No booing this time. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★☆☆
Booing Interrupts Royal Opera House Opening Night

Booing Interrupts Royal Opera House Opening Night

Guillaume Tell fails to hit the mark on opening night. | By Franco Milazzo
Opera Holland Park’s Aida Is No Museum Piece -- Review

Opera Holland Park’s Aida Is No Museum Piece -- Review

Colour over clarity in this interpretation of Verdi's masterpiece. | By Sam Smith ★★★☆☆
Queen Of Spades: More Sex, Death And Thwarted Ambition Than Game Of Thrones

Queen Of Spades: More Sex, Death And Thwarted Ambition Than Game Of Thrones

Tchaikovsky gets a spectacular update. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
Franco-Era Carmen Is Gutsy, Tacky And A Bit Confusing

Franco-Era Carmen Is Gutsy, Tacky And A Bit Confusing

Operatic classic gets modern makeover. | By Silvia Baretta ★★★☆☆
Richard Eyre Shows How La Traviata Should Be Done

Richard Eyre Shows How La Traviata Should Be Done

A Latvian meets a Spaniard singing Italian in Paris. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
Booking Fingers Ready: New Opera Holland Park Season Opens

Booking Fingers Ready: New Opera Holland Park Season Opens

Posh peeps and picnics. | By Johnny Fox
Italian Dramedy Has More Twists Than Fusilli

Italian Dramedy Has More Twists Than Fusilli

Il Turco In Italia: a love quadrangle. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★☆
Swanhunter: Imaginative Storytelling And Puppetry For All The Family

Swanhunter: Imaginative Storytelling And Puppetry For All The Family

Nordic-based opera for kids. | By Tiffany Pritchard ★★★☆☆
Ban This Filth: Sweeney Todd At The Coliseum

Ban This Filth: Sweeney Todd At The Coliseum

Dreadful PR for London, amazing delivery for the stars. | By Johnny Fox ★★★★☆
9/11 Opera To Premiere At Barbican

9/11 Opera To Premiere At Barbican

ENO production depicts event that changed the world. | By Sam Smith
Madam Butterfly Soars At The Royal Albert Hall

Madam Butterfly Soars At The Royal Albert Hall

A beautiful version of Puccini’s timeless tragedy. | By Sophia Shluger ★★★★☆
Perfect Production Builds On Brilliant Opera At The Coliseum

Perfect Production Builds On Brilliant Opera At The Coliseum

Wagner's The Mastersingers of Nuremberg. It doesn't get much better. | By Sam Smith ★★★★★
Ancient Opera Orfeo Feels As Fresh As Ever

Ancient Opera Orfeo Feels As Fresh As Ever

Monteverdi's classic at the Roundhouse. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

Children’s Opera Proves Seriously Entertaining

The Way Back Home at the Young Vic. | By Sam Smith ★★★★☆
The Gospel According To The Other Mary: More Must-Hear Than Must-See

The Gospel According To The Other Mary: More Must-Hear Than Must-See

John Adams's new opera premieres. | By Londonist ★★★★☆
La Bohème Wows With 1930s Makeover

La Bohème Wows With 1930s Makeover

Fall in love with the ENO's latest version. | By Franco Milazzo ★★★★☆
ENO’s The Marriage Of Figaro Is A Total Delight

ENO’s The Marriage Of Figaro Is A Total Delight

Fiona Shaw returns with a magical Mozart. | By Stuart Black
The Girl Of The Golden West: Opera's Brokeback Butterfly

The Girl Of The Golden West: Opera's Brokeback Butterfly

Minnie mooches with the miners. Puccini tinkles the tunes. | By Johnny Fox
What's On Stage In London: October 2014

What's On Stage In London: October 2014

A top month for musical theatre. | By Ruth Hargreaves
A Cursed Marriage: ENO's Otello

A Cursed Marriage: ENO's Otello

A beautifully-sung Otello that lacks dramatic punch. | By Lise Smith
Handel Opera Will Transport You To Georgian Britain

Handel Opera Will Transport You To Georgian Britain

Nicholas Hytner's production of Xerxes enjoys an outstanding revival. | By Sam Smith
What’s On Stage In London: September 2014

What’s On Stage In London: September 2014

Find out what's coming to a London stage next month. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Chamber Of Delights: OperaUpClose, La Traviata, Soho Theatre

Chamber Of Delights: OperaUpClose, La Traviata, Soho Theatre

Verdi's classic tale of tragedy and tuberculosis in an intimate, paired-down version by award-winning OperaUpClose | By Lise Smith
The Immortal Hour: Operatic Rarity In An Intimate Setting

The Immortal Hour: Operatic Rarity In An Intimate Setting

The first London outing in 50 years for Rutland Boughton's opera. | By Sam Smith
Porgy And Bess, Outdoors In The Summertime

Porgy And Bess, Outdoors In The Summertime

Gershwin's classic musical in Regent's Park. | By DannyH
This Year’s Camden Fringe Is Bigger Than Ever

This Year’s Camden Fringe Is Bigger Than Ever

Over 200 shows from across the arts spectrum. | By Londonist
What’s On Stage In London: August 2014

What’s On Stage In London: August 2014

Shows coming to a London stage this August. | By Londonist
Regress To Childhood: See Alice's Adventures In Opera

Regress To Childhood: See Alice's Adventures In Opera

Lewis Carroll's tale performed in Holland Park. | By Silvia Baretta
Cutting Edge Film Opera To Have UK Premiere At The Coliseum

Cutting Edge Film Opera To Have UK Premiere At The Coliseum

Part of a weekend exploring avant-garde artist Matthew Barney. | By Sam Smith
What’s On Stage In London: July 2014

What’s On Stage In London: July 2014

Plan and book your theatre ahead. | By Londonist
English National Opera’s The Pearl Fishers Proves A Real Gem

English National Opera’s The Pearl Fishers Proves A Real Gem

The first revival of Penny Woolcock's 2010 production of the Georges Bizet classic. | By Sam Smith