English National Opera - Die Lustige Witwe Reviews
7 July 2020
Sarah Tynan (Hanna), Nathan Gunn (Count Danilo)
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Ensemble
Sarah Tynan (Hanna)

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Die Lustige Witwe

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 14

ENO have had the courage to bring the tale up to date in glorious fashion
13 Mar 19 / Express
What a messy widow
13 Mar 19 / Daily Mail
Sarah Tynan’s star turn in The Merry Widow lifts a panto-style production let down by smutty jokes
11 Mar 19 / The Observer
A Widow without allure
6 Mar 19 / The Article
Vienna goes to Broadway for ENO's Merry Widow
5 Mar 19 / Bachtrack
The Merry Widow is a glorious and coarse love story
5 Mar 19 / Londonist
Piss poor
4 Mar 19 / The Critics' Circle
Glamorous, gaudy romcom with subversive spirit
4 Mar 19 / The Guardian
Topical ENO production that brings the house down
4 Mar 19 / Independent
Dancing beavers give ENO’s new The Merry Widow ooh la la!
4 Mar 19 / Seen and Heard
A sparkling Merry Widow at ENO
4 Mar 19 / Opera Today
A sparkling new production which brings an element of farce to the comedy, but seems not yet quite in focus
4 Mar 19 / Planet Hugill
With this Merry Widow ENO has a potential hit on its hands
3 Mar 19 / Classical Source
It is in the orchestra pit that the real star of Max Webster’s new take on The Merry Widow resides
3 Mar 19 / The Reviews Hub
Production details
Cast
Tynan, Gunn, Shore, Lois, Murray, Carey, Sullivan, Davison, Bowes, Herman, Sheehan, marchione, MacDougall, Lester
(c) Poska/Fitzpatrick (d) Webster
Performance dates
1, 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 22, 27, 29 March, 1, 4, 13(m) April 2019
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