La Traviata at Upstairs At The Gatehouse Feb 2012.
A new adaptation of La Traviata, by Giuseppe Verdi is at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Hampstead, from 08 Feb 2012 - 03 Mar 2012.
Translated, adapted and directed by Kit Hesketh-Harvey, designed by James Perkins, lighting by Derek Carlyle, coustumes by Fi Russell, musical direction by Stephen Hose and produced by The Merry Opera Company.
Cast includes Robin Bailey (Alfredo), Oliver Brignall (Gaston), Paloma Bruce (ensemble/Violetta cover), Claire Egan (Violetta),Kristin Finnigan (Flora), Marcin Gesla (Baron), Anna Jeru-Kope (Violetta), Marcin Kope (Baron), Joe Morgan (Alfredo), Gemma Morsley (Flora), Matthew Quirk (Germont), Stephen John Svanholm (Germont) and Glenn Tweedie (Gaston).
In the cultural melting-pot of East London's galleries, clubs and cafe's, burlesque artiste Violetta is the reigning queen, adored by everyone from barristers to baristas. But she's hiding a fearful secret. When she unexpectedly and unconditionally falls for young City trader Al, neither has any idea where it might lead. Especially since Al harbours a secret too...