The Marriage of Figaro
A charming story of servants and masters changing places, pageboys playing at soldiers, ruined flowerbeds and nighttime trysts.
This season is subject to COVID-19 restrictions.
Images by Jade Ferguson/Visual Poets Society, courtesy of Opera Queensland.
ABOUT THE SHOW
A comedy of servants and masters changing places, pageboys playing at soldiers, ruined flowerbeds and nighttime trysts form the backdrop to some of the most beautiful music ever written. This work celebrates one idea, that true love is life's most valuable gift and should be nurtured, cherished and fought for.
Mozart's masterpiece picks up the story sometime after the events of The Barber of Seville and this time it is Figaro's turn to find love, however his fiancé, Susanna, is being pursued by the Count, much to the dismay of the Countess Rosina.
This is a work of charm, wit and beauty, presented in a new production, directed by Patrick Nolan and conducted by Christopher van Tuinen.
SUNG IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES
THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO is an Opera Queensland production. This production premiered on 15 July 2021 in Brisbane.
Conductor Christopher van Tuinen
Figaro Jeremy Kleeman
VIEW THE PROGRAM
WESFARMERS ARTS SYNOPSIS SHEET
HOW CAN I VIEW THE PROGRAM ON THE NIGHT?
You can view the program on the night via your smartphone. There will be QR codes available at His Majesty's Theatre. When you scan the QR code with your smartphone camera, the program will load.
CREW & KING
Crew & King Café | Restaurant | Bar is open at the iconic His Majesty’s Theatre and serving the best produce Western Australia has to offer.
Enjoy our special The Marriage of Figaro menu! Download here.
Book via The Fork or call (08) 9265 0937
We're teaming up with our partners at Brookfield Place to offer all The Marriage of Figaro ticketholders exclusive food and beverage offers on performance nights. All you need to do is present your ticket!
Participating venues include: Bar Lafayette, W. Churchill, Heritage, The Apple Daily Bar & Eating House
- Hay Street will be closed between William Street and King Street between 8pm and 5am.
- Detours will be in place.
- Exiting from His Majesty's Theatre Car Park will not be affected.
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- This performance has a strict lockout. Please ensure you arrive with time to spare.
- Latecomers will be admitted at interval.
A digital programme for The Marriage of Figaro will be available to view for free on the WAO website in advance, so if you’d like to read it before the performance, you’ll be able to do so.
We are taking every measure possible to ensure audience safety, so printed programmes will not be available at the performances.
Please do not attend a live performance if you are unwell. As an interim COVID-19 measure if you are unwell, please contact [email protected] prior to the performance to discuss your options with us.
Under current State Government COVID-19 restrictions, the venue is able to operate at 100% capacity.
We will endeavour to present this event however, we will be operating as per COVID-19 restrictions and conditions may change rapidly.
For more information please contact Box Office on (08) 6212 9292
His Majesty’s Theatre and West Australian Opera have COVID-19 Safety Policies in place to maintain your safety at the theatre. These efforts include:
- The completion of a COVID safety plan.
- Hand sanitiser stations readily available.
- Ongoing frequent deep cleaning regimes across all areas of the venue.
- COVID safety trained staff in all areas.
- Distanced markers for queuing.
- Use of the WA Government's SafeWA digital contact register system. For more information please click HERE.
Event and ticketing details
Dates & Times
|DURATION||2hrs 50min including one interval|
|23 October, 2021||Saturday - 7.30pm|
|26 October, 2021||Tuesday - 7.30pm|
|28 October, 2021||Thursday - 7.30pm|
|30 October, 2021||Saturday - 7.30pm|
His Majesty's Theatre
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