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The Buskers Opera

There have been countless productions and adaptations of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera since it was first performed in 1728, the most famous of which was Brecht & Weil’s The Threepenny Opera exactly two-hundred years later in 1928. 490 more words


Going for Bold: 'The Busker's Opera' sets up its pitch at the Park Theatre

Saturday 30th April 2016

We weren’t quite sure what to expect from ‘The Buskers Opera’ at the Park Theatre. The idea of an updated version of John Gay’s ‘The Beggar’s Opera’ caught the imagination and we were familiar with the name of Dougal Irvine from the ‘Perfect Pitch’ showcases at the Trafalgar studios back in 2009. 793 more words


Have A Listen To 'The Busker's Opera' / Park Theatre

Dougal Irvine‘s The Busker’s Opera has opened at Park Theatre and here’s a little teaser of the music you can expect.

Inspired by John Gay… 88 more words


The Buskers Opera - Interview with George Maguire

We were invited to the Park Theatre, which – if you haven’t been before is a lovely new theatre which opened in 2013 with the help of the wonderful Alan Rickman, Ian Mckellen and the rest of the theatre community. 690 more words


The Boys In The Band play goes to London

This morning actor Mark Gatiss shared the great news on Twitter:

We’re having a party! Wanna come?

So the play The Boys In The Band… 206 more words


Beacons at Park Theatre

Last Friday I was lucky enough to go along to see Beacons, a brand new play by almost-as-new playwright Tabitha Mortiboy, at the Park Theatre… 473 more words

'The Buskers Opera' / Art Matters

The Buskers Opera at Park Theatre is crowd-funding for two really good causes – a) to produce a ‘relaxed performance’ and b) to give free tickets out to charities and youth organisations in the Finsbury Park area as part of their Arts Matter – Pass It On scheme. 98 more words