The Princess and the Pea

A Family Opera
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Ticket information

School Group Bookings via Arts Centre Melbourne
(03) 9281 8582


2017 Membership Ticket Prices

 

Type A-Reserve B-Reserve
Adult $40 $35
Senior $35 $30
Concession $35 $30
VOyage* $30 $30
Child $30 $25

All Membership orders attract a $7.95 Membership Processing Charge per transaction.
* Special price for 30 and under.

 

2017 Single Ticket Prices

 

 Type A-Reserve B-Reserve
Adult $45 $40
Senior $40 $35
Concession $40 $35
Group (8+) $40 $35
VOyage* $35 $35
School Group   $25
Arts Access $30 $30
Child $35 $30

A delivery fee may apply depending on your chosen delivery method: Venue Collection or Regular Mail: FREE. Registered or Express Post: $5.50 per order.
A $7.95 Service Charge applies per order to bookings made online or by phone, mail, fax and email.
* Special price for 30 and under.

25 March
Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse

About The Princess and the Pea

Lights! Camera! Action! Everyone’s favourite fairy tale is heading to the small screen in Vic Opera’s new family production. 

Lights! Camera! Action! Everyone’s favourite fairy tale is heading to the small screen in Vic Opera’s new family production. 
Young princess or hopeful TV star? The Princess and the Pea is transported to a modern day television studio on the set of a hit show. Arriving for her first day of filming, our quirky “Princess” must prove herself to her famous colleagues. Filled with stacks of colour, beautiful singing and a live orchestra, this story will teach you not to judge a book by its cover. 
Composer Ernst Toch’s musical rendition of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Princess and the Pea receives its Australian premiere. With a cast of opera’s brightest talent, Libby Hill returns to direct this fun family production following Hansel and Gretel, Alice’s Adventures in Operaland and Cinderella.Lights! Camera! Action! Everyone’s favourite fairy tale is heading to the small screen in Vic Opera’s new family production. 

Young princess or hopeful TV star? The Princess and the Pea is transported to a modern day television studio on the set of a hit show. Arriving for her first day of filming, our quirky “Princess” must prove herself to her famous colleagues. Filled with stacks of colour, beautiful singing and a live orchestra, this story will teach you not to judge a book by its cover. 

Composer Ernst Toch’s musical rendition of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Princess and the Pea receives its Australian premiere. With a cast of opera’s brightest talent, Libby Hill returns to direct this fun family production following Hansel and Gretel, Alice’s Adventures in Operaland and Cinderella.


Illustration by Candice MacAllister

 

Production Information

Composer

Ernst Toch

Librettist

Benno Elkan

Creative Team

Conductor Fabian Russell
Director Libby Hill
Set & Costume Designer Candice MacAllister
Lighting Designer Peter Darby 

Cast

The Princess Olivia Cranwell
The Prince James Egglestone
The King Jerzy Kozlowski
The Queen Kathryn Radcliffe
The Minister Michael Petruccelli
The Chancellor Michael Lampard 
The Nurse Dimity Shepherd

Orchestra

Victorian Opera Chamber Orchestra 

 

Patrons’ Behind the Scenes 21 March
Patrons’ Pre-Show Drinks 25 March

 

Sung in German with English narration and scene descriptions

 

Presented in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne