The Human Voice

Steven M. Levy for Charing Cross Theatre Productions Limited presents 

‘The Human Voice’ 

Composed by Francis Poulenc with libretto by Jean Cocteau
in an English language translation by Joseph Machlis
Directed by Alejandro Bonatto (who recently directed Donzetti’s ‘Rita’ at the Charing Cross Theatre)
Starring Soprano Natalia Lemercier
Strictly limited season of 5 performances at London’s Charing Cross Theatre 
23 December - 30 December, 2022 

Poulenc’s final opera, is based on Jean Cocteau’s play ‘La Voix Humaine.’ The opera is the last conversation between a young woman and her lover, who is abandoning her. Through her little lies, and his thunderous lies, the truth of their relationship becomes clear. It is an overwhelming account of love, and love’s ending.

Cast: Natalia Lemercier 
Director: Alejandro Bonatto
Musical Director / Pianist: Elspeth Wilkes
Production Designer Andreas Skourtis
Lighting Designer Rob Halliday
Video Designer - Claudia Tomaz

Dates & Times

23 December - 30 December 2022
Friday 23rd December - 19:30
Tuesday 27th December - 19:30
Wednesday 28th December - 14:30
Thursday 29th December - 19:30
Friday 30th December - 19:30

Running Time: 60 Minutes
Age Guidance: 12+

Latecomers may not be admitted, and there is no readmittance once the performance has started.


Stalls £25.00
Balcony £20.00
Premium Upgrade +£7.50
includes a programme and a glass of bubbly

The are no booking fees on any tickets purchased at the Charing Cross Theatre for this production, regardless of whether they are purchased in person, online or via telephone. Box office open to personal callers from 2 hours before the curtain time for each performance.

Tel: 08444 930 650

Performance Schedule