1–2 September 2018

An absent husband. A vulnerable wife. Two powerful men. One accusation.

Handel’s intense, thought-provoking opera about sexual harassment, wronged innocence, perjury and truth, presented by Tobias Cole’s Handel in the Theatre. ‘Let justice reign’ Reuniting Jacqueline Porter, who captivated Canberra audiences in Alexander Balus (2014) and The Vow (2016), with Tobias Cole, ‘the man with the exceptional voice and charismatic creative drive’ (City News). Introducing Robert Macfarlane and Jeremy Kleeman in their first appearances with the company. Directed by Caroline Stacey, Artistic Director of the Street Theatre, whose recent productions include The Weight of Light. Presented by Handel in the Theatre, a professional opera company established by Tobias Cole.

REVIEWS OF ESTHER, 2017

"... well-crafted productions and superbly sung performances"  City News

"... resonates after the curtain has come down"  Canberra Times

"Cole is one of the great treasures of artistic life in Canberra"  Limelight Magazine


Canberra Ticketing and Canberra Theatre Centre are the authorised ticket sellers for this event Please be aware that the Canberra Theatre Centre has no obligation to honour tickets purchased via unauthorised re-sellers. If you attend the event with a ticket purchased via an unauthorised re-seller such as Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or otherwise, you may be refused entry to the event. Please read about our stance on scalping here.

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Synopsis

 1–2 September 2018

An absent husband. A vulnerable wife. Two powerful men. One accusation.

Handel’s intense, thought-provoking opera about sexual harassment, wronged innocence, perjury and truth, presented by Tobias Cole’s Handel in the Theatre.

‘Let justice reign’

Reuniting Jacqueline Porter, who captivated Canberra audiences in Alexander Balus (2014) and The Vow (2016), with Tobias Cole, ‘the man with the exceptional voice and charismatic creative drive’ (City News).

Introducing Robert Macfarlane and Jeremy Kleeman in their first appearances with the company.

Directed by Caroline Stacey, Artistic Director of the Street Theatre, whose recent productions include The Weight of Light.

Presented by Handel in the Theatre, a professional opera company established by Tobias Cole.

REVIEWS OF ESTHER, 2017

“… well-crafted productions and superbly sung performances”  City News

“… resonates after the curtain has come down”  Canberra Times

“Cole is one of the great treasures of artistic life in Canberra”  Limelight Magazine


Canberra Ticketing and Canberra Theatre Centre are the authorised ticket sellers for this event

Please be aware that the Canberra Theatre Centre has no obligation to honour tickets purchased via unauthorised re-sellers. If you attend the event with a ticket purchased via an unauthorised re-seller such as Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or otherwise, you may be refused entry to the event.

Please read about our stance on scalping here.

Dates

Saturday 1 September, 7.30pm

Sunday 2 September, 2pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Handel in the Theatre

CATEGORY:
Classical Music

DURATION:
Approximately 135 minutes, including interval. Please note there is a lockout at the beginning of each act. Patrons will be admitted during a suitable break in the performance.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children ages 12+.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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Additional Information:
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Canberra Ticketing and Canberra Theatre Centre are the authorised ticket sellers for this event

Please be aware that the Canberra Theatre Centre has no obligation to honour tickets purchased via unauthorised re-sellers. If you attend the event with a ticket purchased via an unauthorised re-seller such as Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or otherwise, you may be refused entry to the event.

Please read about our stance on scalping here.

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