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The Owl & the Pussycat
Opens: 25/07/2012 Closes: 31/07/2012 Various, LondonROH2 are getting a reputation for adventurousness following their OperaShots series, and this site-specific enactment of Edward Lear's beloved 1867 poem is no exception. The eccentric author would no doubt have approved of a performance which combines community choirs and a libretto by ex-Python Terry Jones on its watery journey along the canals of London. For more information visit: http://www.roh.org.uk/about/the-owl-and-the-pussycat Buy: http://www.roh.org.uk/about/the-owl-and-the-pussycat
The Stage“Creating a new genre - anthropomorphic opera...” The lyrics from the small cast - several doubling roles - are clear and bright. Jones’ libretto manages to insinuate modish issues into the piece with deceptive ease...
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