Written on Skin

Written on Skin

A powerful Protector commissions a young artist to create an illuminated book to celebrate his power. The book, and its artist, sparks the rebellion of the Protector’s submissive wife Agnès.

Agnès compels the Boy to depict their relationship in his illuminations. The Protector cannot avoid understanding what he sees. He kills the Boy and serves his heart to Agnès. She remains defiant, and leaps to her death rather than let herself be killed.

Sung in English with surtitles. 

Written on Skin running time: 
90 minutes with no interval
Written on Skin Performance Dates & Times
Available from: 
Friday, 13 January, 2017
Booking to: 
Friday, 27 January, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday-8.00pm
Tuesday--
Wednesday-8.00pm
Thursday--
Friday-8.00pm
Saturday--
Sunday--

Royal Opera House

Address:
Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD
Nearest tube:
Covent Garden

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