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Nixon In China

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ENO revives Peter Sellars's powerful production of Adams's Nixon In China for the first time since its London stage premiere in 2000. Read More >

Nixon In ChinaNixon In China remains the greatest contemporary work in the Company’s repertoire. Former ENO Music Director Paul Daniel is reunited with the ENO Orchestra and cast members James Maddalena and Janis Kelly, in an original piece of musical theatre that captures Richard Nixon’s historic encounter with Mao Tse-tung in 1972.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 14/06/2006

Closing Night: 06/07/2006

Running time: 3h

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Cast & Creative


Director - Original Director: Peter Sellars; Revival Director: Fred Frumberg

Choreographer - Original Choreographer: Mark Morris; Revival Choreographer: Peter Wing Healey

Conductor - Paul Daniel

Set Designer - Adrianne Lobel

Author - John Adams

About London Coliseum

St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES

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