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West End opera comes to Sheringham Little Theatre in Verdi’s Rigoletto

PUBLISHED: 09:47 05 January 2018 | UPDATED: 09:56 05 January 2018

Rigoletto, which is being screened live from the Royal Opera House to Sheringham Little Theatre. Photo: Royal Opera House

Rigoletto, which is being screened live from the Royal Opera House to Sheringham Little Theatre. Photo: Royal Opera House

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Sheringham Little Theatre will be bringing Covent Garden to the north Norfolk coast on January 21, with an acclaimed production of Verdi’s much-loved opera Rigolleto, screened live from the Royal Opera House.

Premiered in 1851 in Venice, Rigoletto is filled with memorable melodies and a thriller-like plot combining corruption and lust with love, intrigue, revenge and tragedy.

Set in a renaissance court ruled by a debauched duke, it tells the tale of the vengeful court jester Rigoletto, who mocks the father of a young woman seduced by his master.

As a result of his actions, the jester’s own daughter becomes one of the duke’s victims and Rigoletto’s revenge ultimately leads to tragedy in a devastating climax.

The production, by David McVicar, will be shown at Sheringham Little Theatre on Sunday, January 21 at 2pm. Tickets, priced £15, are available from the box office on 01263 822347 or from www.sheringhamlittletheatre.com


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