Dates/Time: 12th, 13th, 14th and 16th August at 2pm – 4pm
Composer: Jonathan Dove
Librettist: Alistair Middleton
Based on a novel by Jane Austen
This production will also be touring across the UK from May to August 2022.
Location: Waterperry House Ballroom
Duration: 2 hours includes a 20 minute intermission.
2022 is an exciting year for Waterperry Opera Festival as they celebrate their 5th Anniversary with 8 imaginative productions from Friday 12th – Saturday 20th August.
A festival favourite, Jonathan Dove’s MANSFIELD PARK returns to the Waterperry bringing Jane Austen’s world to life once again with witty charm and lively music. Mansfield Park tells the story of Fanny Price, sent to live with her rich uncle on his family estate.
Rebecca Meltzer directs an ensemble of loveable characters pulling at our heartstrings and making audiences laugh out loud. This production has received widespread critical-acclaim bringing audiences right into the centre of the action, perfect for Austen and music lovers alike. Be prepared to fall headfirst into the world of Fanny Price and her formidable family.
“Mansfield Park sparkled with wit and ingenuity from start to finish. As intimate opera experiences go, Waterperry Opera Festival’s fresh, joy-fuelled Mansfield Park sets a new benchmark of quality, vibrancy and sheer fun. “ ★★★★★ | Bachtrack
Tickets from £15 (with concession available for Under 30s and 16s as well as Blue Light Card Holders, and Benefits Support)