THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
Opera'r Ddraig & The Kings Head Theatre
25 September - 26 October 2019
A New English Version of Donizetti's opera
by Chris Harris & David Eaton
Director | Hannah Noone
Design | Amanda Mascarenhas
Lighting Design | Nick Farman
1982. In the Welsh seaside town of Barry Island, lovelorn poet Nemorino's affections for the charismatic Adina are met with indifference. Luckily for him, Dulcamara, a travelling peddler has a perfection solution...a love potion.
As the Falklands war gains momentum and Thatcherism ravages the country, can these two young romantics find happiness in a time of uncertainty and division?