THe Bartered Bride
Opera Warwick are proud to present Smetena’s masterpiece ‘The Bartered Bride’, updated and re-energised for a modern stage and audience. Will the opera’s lovers triumph over societal and parental expectations, or are they doomed to live out their days apart? Join in an exciting retelling of a classic tale of true-love and follow the show’s two protagonists as they attempt to navigate through a maze of parents, siblings, well-wishers, ne’er-do-wells, clowns, dancers, ringmasters, and even a bear, all whilst trying to test one another’s affections and decide which path to take. This is an evening guaranteed to be full of theatrical magic, fairytale romance and some roaringly funny moments, in addition to the spectacular skills of some of the University of Warwick’s most talented athletes.