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Jacques Offenbach

Orpheus in the Underworld

Musical comedy with the famous cancan
Dates
17/05/2024
-
19:00
Friday
Premiere
18/05/2024
-
19:00
Saturday
19/05/2024
-
18:00
Sunday
25/05/2024
-
19:00
Saturday
26/05/2024
-
18:00
Sunday
Duration
approx. 2 hours and 30 min (including one intermission)
Place
Main hall
Ticket price
Premiere 80-140 zł
Other spectacles 50-120 zł

Jacques Offenbach

Orpheus in the Underworld

The premiere

17 / 05 / 2024
Description

"Orpheus in the Underworld" by Jacques Offenbach is one of the most famous and funniest operettas of all time.
In this crazy musical parody, everything is upside down and the story is different than in the myth original. There is intrigue, jokes, irony and a lot of comic, frivolous events, including the unforgettable "hell gallop" from Act II – the famous cancan.

In the production of Opera at the Castle the ancient world will be replaced by the world of media – television, film and Internet productions. The action will take place among actors, celebrities and pop culture stars. Olympus will become a big TV show, Earth will become a para-documentary series, Hell will become a low-budget horror film. The stage will be a film studio, and the audience will be an observer of the "live vision" displayed on the big screen...

Attention! The show uses strobe lights.


 

Projekt plakatu: Wojciech Stefaniak

About the show

Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
Orpheus in the Underworld (Orphée aux enfers)
Operetta in two acts 
Libretto: Ludovic Halévy and Hector Crémieux
Translation: Stanisław Dygat, Janusz Minkiewicz, Maria Sartova
The world premiere: Oct 21, 1858, Les Bouffes Parisiens, Paris  
The Polish premiere: Feb 19, 1862, Warsaw
The premiere: Mai 17, 2024, The Opera at the Castle, Szczecin

Theatre staff
Direction Jerzy Jan Połoński
Music director Jerzy Wołosiuk
Costume design Anna Chadaj
Scenography Wojciech Stefaniak
Choreography Karol Drozd
Light direction Katarzyna Łuszczyk
Multimedia Karolina Jacewicz
Choir preparation Małgorzata Bornowska
Music cooperation Ewelina Rożek-Jaworska
Assistant director Julita Jabłonowska
Soloist tutors Olha Bila, Michał Landowski


 

Cast

Orfeusz
Dawid Kwieciński
(22.06),
Łukasz Ratajczak
(23.06)
Eurydyka Yana Hudzovska
(22.06),
Ewa Olszewska
(23.06)
Arysteusz / Pluton Aleksander Kruczek
(22.06),
Rafał Żurek
(23.06)
Jowisz Tomasz Łuczak
(23.06),
Kamil Pękala
(22.06)
Opinia publiczna Ewa Menaszek
(23.06),
Małgorzata Zgorzelska
(22.06)
Diana Zuzanna Ciszewska
(23.06),
Agnieszka Nurzyńska
(22.06)
Kupido Aleksandra Bałachowska-Jagusz
(22.06),
Julita Jabłonowska
(23.06)
John Styks Ruslan Bilchak
(23.06),
Paweł Wolski
(22.06)
Wenus Ewa Menaszek
(22.06),
Katarzyna Nowosad
(23.06)
Minerwa Tetiana Bilchak
(23.06),
Lucyna Boguszewska
(22.06)
Mars Janusz Lewandowski
Merkury Aleksander Kruczek
(23.06),
Łukasz Ratajczak
(22.06)
Junona Sandra Klara Januszewska
(22.06),
Małgorzata Zgorzelska
(23.06)
Hebe Maria Krahel
(22.06),
Aleksandra Wojtachnia
(23.06)
Camera operators Vasyl Kropyvnyi,
Bartosz Madej
Movie crew Andrzej Kieć, Piotr Nowak, Roger Bernad Paretas
   
Orchestra, Choir and Ballet of the Opera at the Castle  
   
Conductor Jerzy Wołosiuk
Stage management  Katarzyna Berowska,
Maria Malinowska-Przybyłowicz

 

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Podcast

Nazywam się Maciej Gogołkiewicz. Z podcastowym mikrofonem odwiedziłem Operę na Zamku w Szczecinie, gdzie trwają próby do operetki "Orfeusz w piekle" J. Offenbacha w reżyserii Jerzego Jana Połońskiego.