The Comedy of Operas

Musicals and Opera (comedy, classical)

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  • Accessibility:
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Operatic soprano Louise Geller debuts her innovative show with pianist Alex Norton. Playful, accessible and engaging, Louise performs a selection of comedy arias from operas old to new with the help of props, streamers and some of opera’s wildest characters! Prepare yourself for an evening of outrageous parties, tales of mistaken identities and temperamental princesses. This entertaining show is excellent for opera newcomers and seasoned opera buffs alike, who may discover new favourites and revel in old classics. If you think you know opera think again!

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Up two flights of stairs which have 20 individual steps
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Tim D 37 days ago

I love opera, my wife and daughter less so, but we all had a thoroughly lovely evening. Beautiful singing with a superb accompanist but so much more. Funny, engaging and a brilliant way of presenting some fantastic arias. Had the pleasure of chatting with the performers at the end and they are all lovely people. A brilliant evening. Go and see it while you can

Ted Graham 39 days ago

Louise Geller's "The Comedy of Operas" is a wonderful showcase for a bravura performer, who presents operatic gems both famous and more obscure with remarkable talent, energy and humor. Along with a talented accompanist and a very game producer, Louise performs the arias in a fresh and accessible way, so both veteran opera buffs and those new to opera will find much to enjoy. Come see it while you still can!

Isabel Paterson 39 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed your wonderful voice and engaging manner. Kind of wish you had a better venue to further enhance your talent. Singing over the loud air-con and in an acoustically disadvantaged space, with a keyboard accompaniment, when you deserve a grand piano at least! Thank heavens you have lots of quality opportunities to further showcase your ability!

Ben doolittle 41 days ago

We just saw the most wonderful show. Louise Geller is an amazingly talented soprano. She is the real deal, with impressive credentials. Alex, the accompanies, and Claire, the producer, were also terrific. The show gives a brief background of many top opera pieces. There are funny skits, cute humor, and an explosive ending (literally). A great show for Opera lovers and novices alike.


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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 35 days ago

The Comedy of Operas fluctuates between charm and awkward childlike comedy...

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Ed Fringe Review (3/5 stars) 35 days ago

The sunny, funny side of opera...

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