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Rita

Rita

Charing Cross Theatre Productions presents its hilarious new production of Rita composed by Gaetano Donizetti, with libretto by Gustave Vaez, in a new English-language translation and new orchestration for chamber ensemble by Alejandro Bonatto, who will also direct the production.

This funny domestic comedy has delighted audiences since its premiere. Never performed in Donizetti's lifetime, it premiered posthumously at the Opera-Comique in Paris on 7 May 1860, 12 years after his death.

Cast: RITA - Laura Lolita Peresivana, BEPPE - Brenton Spiteri, GASPARO - Phil Wilcox

Creatives: Director - Alejandro Bonatto, Conductor - Mark Austin, Production Designer - Nicolai Hart-Hansen, Lighting Designer - David Seldes

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Charing Cross Theatre

Welcome to the Charing Cross Theatre and the Players Bar and Kitchen. This 'hidden gem' venue has everything you will need for an unforgettable experience under one roof. Our theatre, a former Victorian music hall, offers an eclectic mix of drama, musicals, comedy, cabaret and even some late night shows. Our diverse programme has something to suit every theatrical taste.

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