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PHILIP VENABLES/TED HUFFMAN: DENIS & KATYA

Music Theatre Wales

27 February to 27 March 2020

Newport | London | Mold | Aberystwyth | Cardiff

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Two 15-year-olds in love who lived every moment, including their last, online.

Composer Philip Venables and director Ted Huffman − the duo behind the award-winning 4.48 Psychosis – examine the real-life tragedy of Russian runaways Denis Muravyov and Katya Vlasova. Dubbed a modern-day Romeo and Juliet, they broadcast their forbidden final days together on social media. And rightly or wrongly, the public clicked, watched and responded.

Splicing verbatim text, video, music and theatre, Denis & Katya explores how stories are shaped and shared in our age of trolls, conspiracy theories, fake news, and 24/7 digital connection.

What makes you click?

Music Theatre Wales 
Ted Huffman director/libretto
Emily Edmonds mezzo-soprano
Johnny Herford baritone
Sound Intermedia
London Sinfonietta 

Winner of the FEDORA - GENERALI Prize for Opera 2019
Co-commissioned and co-produced by Music Theatre Wales, Opera Philadelphia and Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier, in association with London Sinfonietta.
Running time approx. 75mins (no interval)

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  • Thursday 27 February 2020

    TICKETS ON SALE SOON

    Venue: (view map)

    The Riverfront, Newport

  • Monday 2 March 2020

    TICKETS ON SALE SOON

    Venue: (view map)

    Theatr Clwyd, Mold

    Box Office No:
    01352 701521

  • Tuesday 3 March 2020

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    Aberystwyth Arts Centre

  • Fri 13 & Sat 14 March

    £25 (Booking fee £3)

    Venue: (view map)

    Purcell Room
    Southbank Centre
    Belvedere Rd
    Lambeth
    London SE1 8XX

    Box Office No:
    02038799555

  • Friday 27 March

    TICKETS ON SALE SOON

    Venue: (view map)

    Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff

    Box Office No:
    +44 (0)29 2034 2854