Gianni Schicchi - Virtual Opera Performance

Fri Nov 27, 18:00 - Sat Nov 28, 19:30


Gianni Schicchi 

"Where there is family, there is a will" is a comic opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini. Adaptation and concept is by Xolane Marman, a young South African stage director and the SA Operatunity team. The production will be in modern setting, during Covid19 period and will be virtual in a Theater setting, with video streaming live via Quicket platform.


In this production, Buoso a wealthy man dies from the Covid19 virus. All family members are here to "pay their respect", but just there to see what the will of the deceased entail. In this production, the characters will be wearing different face masks, covering their mouths, some will make use of hand sanitizers and cautious about keep hygiene and to the 2m regulation social distance from other members. Rinuccio and Lauretta the young school lovers are definitely kept in check to respect the social distance. 

This production has been kindly sponsored by the National Arts Council. The ArtsCape Theatre and the Erin Hall has joined in this venture by offering use of their performance venues, while the Baxter Theater team, have generously offered to support this initiative by providing scenery needs to make this production a success. In-kind donation from the Knysna Rotary Club and the HYBR Group for start-up marketing and event promotion.

Date: 27 and 28 November 2020

Time: 18:00 - 19:15 (both nights)

Tickets are available online via QUICKET


Additional information

Age restriction Family friendly
Refund policy Refunds allowed (view policy)


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