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In a tale from living memory, a flock of badly-behaved tourists spread a trail of rubbish and fuel a national obsession.
A genre-defying comedy opera that will spark conversation long after the curtain goes down,The Unruly Tourists is written by the award-winning duo of Livi Reihana and Amanda Kennedy (The Fan Brigade) and composed by Luke Di Somma. Presented at the Bruce Mason Centre near Takapuna Beach, where it all started, The Unruly Tourists breaks all the stereotypes you think you know about opera, and will make you question the power the media holds.
Presented by New Zealand Opera and Auckland Arts Festival at the Bruce Mason Centre, in Takapuna where it all started,The Unruly Tourists breaks all the stereotypes you think you know about opera, and will spark conversation long after the curtain goes down.
Cast: Andrew Grainger, Ebony Andrew, Frith Horan, Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Joshua Cramond, Marley Grgicevich and William Kelly.
Ensemble: Alex Matangi, Catrin Johnsson, Chris McRae, Georgia Jamieson-Emms, Matthew Kereama, Morag Atchison, Robert Tucker, Shiddharth Chand and Tayla Alexander.
This opera is an artistic and critical work. Not all depictions or statements are based on true events.