A thrilling, passionate production by The Other Theatre Company that was exquisite musically and vocally , featuring a splendid cast with a fine performance by all the ensemble and some stunning costumes.
Ably , thoughtfully directed by Euegene Lynch this production of Purcell’s 17th century opera has been updated to now and packs a great emotional punch . It is a somewhat simple staging but extremely effective .The set features a back drop of glittering long swishy black shimmering curtains , which the Orchestra led by Su Choung is hidden behind and as we enter the eye is drawn to the long table at which Dido’s court is having a feast with champagne and nibbles. It should be mentioned that at one point there is strobe lighting used. Continue reading DIDO AND ANEAS BY THE OTHER THEATRE COMPANY