Stay in the know.
Sign up for updates about events, news and special offers.
Liminal
Opera

Liminal

Liminal: Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold.

Exploring the bittersweet richness of the dark, with the creamy decadence of the light, Le Gateau Chocolat joins forces with King’s Head Theatre to create a brand new show.

Each night, a specially curated operatic song cycle will offer a meditation on where do we go and who do we become when we lose our anchor? 

For years, in a small room at the back of a pub, audiences have seen the greatest operas reworked, reimagined, and updated. But what happens when Tosca takes her taxi home at the end of the night? When Figaro has a zoom meeting at 11.00am?

King’s Head favourites and some exciting new voices explore the space between the persona and the person in a new honest and emotional response to the world away from the glamour.

Developed and directed by Le Gateau Chocolat, this is a raw personal look at opera and the people who perform it. Different for each cast, opera doesn’t get more intimate than this.

Runtime approximately 50 minutes. As each version of this production is unique to the individual performer/s this may vary slightly from performance to performance.

CAST & CREATIVES

Performed by Grace Nyandoro on 21, 23 (7.00pm) October

Performed by Dan D’Souza on 20 October

Performed by Honey Rouhani & Robert Barbaro on 23 (3.00pm) October 

Performed by CN Lester on 22 October

Created by Le Gateau Chocolat

Based on the original production Raw Cacao

Written and devised by Le Gateau Chocolat

Co-written and narrated by Tommy Bradson

Lighting Designer and Production Manager Connor Lovejoy

Set Designer Isabella Van Braeckel

Musical Director Debbi Lindley

Movement Consultant Ingrid Mackinnon

Assistant Director Amber Sinclair-Case

Stage Manager Chloe Wilson

Production Photography Lidia Crisafulli

Originally produced by Something To Aim For

Ticket Price

£15 - £35

WHEN

29 September - 23 October 2021

SHARE THIS:

REVIEWS

“A show lamenting our enforced isolation but also underlining our basic humanity and need for each other... stunning" GScene


YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...

Comedy + Main House

Houdini's Greatest Escape

An evening of pure entertainment and escapism!

Drama + Main House

How to Survive Your Mother

The true story of a Technicolor woman in a black and white world

Musical + Main House

The Freddie & Queen Experience

A full recreation of QUEEN's Live shows, based around QUEEN at their very best - the 86 'Magic tour'.

Musical + Main House Later

DIVA: Live From Hell!

Demonstrating exactly what it takes to earn the title of diva, Luke Bayer stars in this devilish solo musical.

Drama + Main House

Wreckage

The award winning Queer love-story returns to London.

Comedy + Cabaret House

Gang Bang

A comedy about the mafia that got on the wrong boat and ended up in Blackpool.