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The Merry Widow

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About the Show Less...

A new version of the comedy operetta. Read More >

One of the world’s best-loved operettas, Lehár’s engrossing tale of the recently widowed, and very glamorous Hanna Glawari, returns to the London Coliseum in a sparkling new production, following an absence from the ENO repertory of over 20 years.

Laurence Olivier Award-winner Amanda Roocroft leads the cast, making her role debut.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 26/04/2008

Closing Night: 10/05/2008

Running time: 2h50

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Cast & Creative


Amanda Roocroft, John Graham-Hall, Fiona Murphy, Alfie Boe, Richard Suart, Hal Cazalet, Daniel Hoadley, Roy Hudd


Director - John Copley

Producer - English National Opera

Choreographer - Anthony Van Laast and Nichola Traherne

Conductor - Oliver von Dohnanyi

Lighting Designer - Howard Harrison

Set Designer - Tim Reed

Author - Lehar

ABOUT London Coliseum

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