Rigoletto - London Coliseum

Rigoletto - London Coliseum

English National Opera

Available from 30 October 2024 to 21 November 2024

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Words are weapons. Sometimes they misfire.

Full of melodies that are now the musical backdrop of modern life, Verdi’s Rigoletto is one of the world’s best-loved operas. Jonathan Miller’s production is the godfather of the genre.

Set in Little Italy in 1950’s New York, it is a terrific night out: a fast-paced gangster saga of jealousy, love and revenge.

About Rigoletto

The title character is a wise-cracking mobster who uses words as weapons. But he shoots his mouth off once too often and a misplaced joke sparks a deadly vendetta.

Now the joke’s on Rigoletto as the depraved Duke seduces his daughter, Gilda. Rigoletto vows to avenge her honour and his family name.

Verdi’s score features some of the most familiar and recognisable music in all opera. ‘La donna è mobile’ – ‘Women abandon us’ – has been taken up by everyone from film producers to Venetian gondoliers, entering the popular imagination.

So, as well as the excitement of the gangster staging, expect to be left humming those memorable melodies for the next week or two.

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St. Martin's Lane,
Seven Dials,
Greater London WC2N 4ES
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How To Find Us

By Rail:

The nearest National Rail station is Charing Cross, which is a 4-minute walk from the theatre. Exit the station, cross the road at the lights, turn left down the Strand, then take the first right toward William IV St. Continue on St. Martin’s Lane, and the theatre will be on your right-hand side.

By Tube:

From Leicester Square (3 minutes): Exit the station on Charing Cross Road, turn right, cross the road when you see Wyndham’s Theatre on your left, and turn left by the side of the theatre to meet St. Martin’s Lane. The theatre will be on your left-hand side after the Duke of York’s Theatre.
From Charing Cross (4 minutes): Follow the directions mentioned above in the ‘Rail’ section.

By Bus:

Buses to Charing Cross Road: 24, 29, 176
Buses to Cockspur St (Trafalgar Square): 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 88, 453

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