La Bohème

Nominated for Best New Opera production at the 2018 Olivier Awards


Dalston. East London. 2017.

Ralph clocks Mimi and it’s love at first sight. As their passionate affair heats up, romance turns to addiction, setting the couple on collision course with disaster. Will true love conquer all?

The first in the King’s Head Theatre in the West End Season, you are taken on a radically different take on Puccini’s timeless classic La Bohème, in a brand new version by Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Becca Marriott. Expect laughter, tears and sublime music in an opera experience you’ll never forget!

New adaptation written by Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Becca Marriott

Producers: Kings Head Theatre & Joe C Brown

Associate Producers: Alex Brown, In Your Face Theatre & Making Productions

Director: Adam Spreadbury Maher

Musical Director: Panaretos Kyriatzidis

Set & Costume Designer: Becky-Dee Trevenen

Lighting Designer: Nic Farman

Company Stage Manager: Christine Collins


Mimi: Becca Mariott

Mimi/Musetta Swing: Lizzie Holmes

Rodolfo: Matthew Kimble

Rodolfo: Roger Paterson

Marcello: Matthew Palmer

Marcello: Tom Isherwood

Musetta: Honey Rouhani

Cellist: Alison Holford

“Powerful and compelling” ★★★★ The Times

“Musically satisfying” ★★★★ The Stage

“Glorious” ★★★★ The Independent

“Magnificent” ★★★★ The Upcoming

“Impressive… it’s short, it’s punchy, and it’s rather shocking” Opera Now

“If you’ve never been to opera, now’s your chance… you dont want to miss this one!” ★★★★★ Broadway World

“grubby and gorgeous, council estate and cultured, skanky and sublime” ★★★★★

“A compelling, powerful and relevant piece” ★★★★★ Miro Magazine

“ideal for anybody that loves opera…but, more importantly, it also makes the medium accessible to those who cannot afford the high prices” British Theatre Guide

“Sensitively portrayed, well-focused with light-hearted comedy” ★★★★ Sunday Express

‘Outrageously brilliant’ Daily Express

Trafalgar Studios 2: 6th December 2017 – 6th January 2017 

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