Anna Nicole

Anna Nicole

at Royal Opera House

Price from $ 28.50

Director Richard Jones brings Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Anna Nicole back to the Royal Opera House after a sell-out world premiere in 2011. Turnage and his librettist Richard Thomas were inspired by the dramatic dark-edged Cinderella story of model and celebrity Anna Nicole Smith. The result is a hilarious, irreverent , poignant  and finally tragic drama with an inventive score by Turnage that blends operatic lyricism and expressionism, jazz, blues and musical theatre. Jones' production is  a visual delight - with inventive designs by Miriam Buether and Nicki Gillibrand and asks searching questions about the nature of the price of fame.  Texan-born single mum Anna Nicole is determined to become famous at any cost. When Anna’s billionaire sugar-daddy dies, she finds herself caught in a lengthy and expensive legal battle over her husband’s estate. Stressed from the judicial proceedings and in pain from her excessively large breast implants, she turns to a lethal cocktail of booze and drugs to get her through – which exacts a brutal toll on her son’s well-being and her own life.

 

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Tickets
Date
When
Venue Information

Royal Opera House
Bow Street London
WC2E 9DD London

Latecomers will not be admitted

Show Information

Evening
Various Times

Matinee
Various Times

Booking from
2014-09-13

Booking until
2014-09-24

Running Time:
2 hours 30 minutes

Directions


(3 mins) The Royal Opera House is off Covent Garden piazza, which is visible from the tube station exit. There is a revolving door entrance at the piazza.

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