One Night Stands in Brighton

Published: 21 April 2006
Reporter: Peter Lathan

The Brighton Theatre Royal is to present one two-night and four one-night shows as part of the Brighton Festival during May:

Monday 15 May at 7.30pm
House of the Gods
A dark and comic chamber opera, a tale of life, death, love and destruction, set in a seedy East End pub . The production has been created by Lynne Plowman (composer) and Martin Riley (librettist), together with Music Theatre Wales. Suitable for ages 16-plus.
Tickets £10 - £22
Tuesday 16 May at 8pm
Richard E Grant
An intimate account of the pleasures and pitfalls of filmmaking, including Grant's directorial debut Wah-Wah.
Tickets £10
Wednesday 17 May at 7.30pm
The Nose
The Opera Group present Shostakovich's riotous production about a pompous government official whose nose goes missing and starts leading a life of its own. The production will be sung in English.
Tickets £10 - £22
Thursday 18 May at 7.30pm
The 20th anniversary of a remarkable musical collaboration between a highly-respected English a cappella group and a celebrated South African gospel choir. This partnership has led to a beautiful collection of songs that mix sacred and non-religious music.
Tickets £10 - £22
Friday 19 - Saturday 20 May at 7.30pm
The Fairy Queen
Inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream, Henry Purcell's comic masterpiece has been transformed into a modern fusion of opera, puppetry, dance and aerial acrobatics.
Tickets £10 - £22

Tickets are available from the box office on 08700 606 650.