The Elixir of Love

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31 May to 30 June – ASB The­atre, Auck­land then Opera House, Welling­ton The charm­ing comedic opera The Elixir of Love is given an in­no­va­tive New Zealand twist in a dy­namic pro­duc­tion staged in an An­tipodean town at the turn of the 20th cen­tury with a set con­structed al­most en­tirely of cor­ru­gated iron. Real-life cou­ple Kiwi tenor Pene Pati of Sole3 Mio fame and so­prano Amina Edris re­turn from San Fran­cisco Opera to star in the lead roles as Ne­morino, the like­able but hope­less ro­man­tic, and quick-wit­ted and bold Ad­ina, the ob­ject of his af­fec­tions. The cast also in­cludes bari­tones Conal Coad and ris­ing star Mor­gan Pearse. nz­

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