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Laughter and Tears


  • Palais Theatre Lower Esplanade Saint Kilda, VIC, 3182 Australia (map)

Presented by VICTORIAN OPERA and CIRCUS OZ
Conducted by Richard Mills
Directed by Emil Wolk

Shakira will perform the role of Minstrel in 'Laughter'.

'Laughter' is set during the 40s in a small Italian town and serves as a unique prologue to the tragic events of I Pagliacci. A troupe of military entertainers prepares to perform a comedy of forbidden love for the local townspeople, complete with feats of physical acrobatics and beautiful singing. In 'Tears' (I Pagliacci), the curtain comes down on this whimsical theatre as the offstage lives of the performers unravel following the revelation of a secret affair.

Shakira will join the cast of 'Laughter' in this anticipated performance at the iconic Melbourne venue, Palais Theatre.

Saturday 13 August  7:30pm
Tuesday 16 August   7:30pm
Thursday 18 August  7:30pm


Tickets available: http://www.victorianopera.com.au/what-s-on/season-2016/laughter-and-tears/

Earlier Event: July 24
Bayside ‘Resonance’ Music Series
Later Event: August 20
An Afternoon of Opera