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Verbena de la Paloma 1997Edinburgh International Festival

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La Verbena is justifiably among the most popular of one-act zarzuelas, and it was quite shocking to think that these delightfully successful performances constituted its British premiere. The King's Theatre was the ideal venue for an intimate and charming little trifle. The staging was basic, relying on the enthusiasm and energy of the performers to put across a popular classic essentially unknown outside the Spanish-speaking world.

Performance Cast

Susana

Francesca Masclans

Julián a typesetter

Marco Monloa

Seña Rita the innkeeper's wife

Amelia Font

Casta Susana's sister

Rosa Galindo

Don Hilarión an elderly apothecary

Carlos Canut

Don Sebastian a merchant, Hilarión's friend

Josep Mota

Tia Antonia Aunt to Susana and Casta

Macinta Compta

Cantaora (a Flamenco Singer)

Patricia Sevilla

Performance DatesVerbena de la Paloma 1997

Map List

Kings Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

17 Aug, 19.30 18 Aug, 19.30 19 Aug, 19.30

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