time & dates

3 Oct, 2020

Saturday

11:00am

3 Oct, 2020

Saturday

2:00pm

4 Oct, 2020

Sunday

11:00am (relaxed performance)

4 Oct, 2020

Sunday

2:00pm

About the show

Presented in association with the AWESOME Festival, Co:3 Australia, WA Youth Orchestra, WA Youth Theatre Company, WA Young Voices

The Nightingale is an opera for young people, performed by young people, for all to enjoy. Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen the  opera tells of an Emperor of China who is enchanted by the singing of a nightingale in his garden.

The Emperor of China convinces the nightingale to sing for him but when the Emperor of Japan arrives with the gift of
a mechanical nightingale, he becomes obsessed with his new toy and the real nightingale flies away.

Struck down by illness and with his mechanical nightingale now broken, the Emperor begs the nightingale to return and
sing for him again. She agrees, but on the condition that she is allowed to sing for all the people, both the high and low born.

In an exciting and unique collaboration between six companies, WAO is proud to present this work with Co:3 Australia, WA
Young Voices, WA Youth Orchestra and WA Youth Theatre Company as part of the AWESOME Festival.

SUNG IN ENGLISH

Cast

FEATURING
Co:3 Australia
WA Youth Orchestra
WA Youth Theatre Company
WA Young Voices

Location

His Majesty's Theatre

825 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000

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