Archives - Così Fan Tutte

by W A Mozart

Musical Director Mary Anstey
Stage Director Jack Wood

Saturday 23rd – Saturday 30th November 2013 at 7.30pm in the Auditorium

Mozart’s classic story of love and laughter

Così Fan Tutte

Two young men are arguing with a cynical old bachelor about the fidelity of women, maintaining that their girlfriends (two sisters) would never betray them, while the bachelor insists that all women are the same and that these two would be bound to be unfaithful eventually. They nearly come to blows, until the older man makes a bet with them that within 48 hours, if they do exactly what he tells them to, the young men will have certain proof that their girls have cheated on them…

The plan is that the men will be called away on military service (faked), and will then turn up in disguise and chat up the two women (who, remarkably, don’t see through the disguise!). The plot now becomes very complicated, but briefly, the old rake gets the sisters’ ‘daily help’ to assist him in his plot (which includes her pretending to be a doctor and a lawyer); each of the two guys chats up the other’s girlfriend – with varying success – and it all works out happily in the end. (And the music is, as you might expect, wonderful).

Tickets

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Part of the Barn’s 2013/2014 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

Cast

Ferrando-WeiHsi Hu
Guglielmo-Oskar McCarthy
Don Alfonso-Bob Sulzbach
Fiordiligi-Loretta Hopkins
Dorabella-Samantha Green
Despina-Amy Worsfold

The Gamay Ensemble

Musical Director-Mary Anstey
Conductor-Marvin Perrott
Flute-Paul Chapman
Oboe-Barry Solomon
Maria Thomas
Clarinet-Chris Goward
Bassoon-Tim Pigden
French Horn-Philippa Scott
Double Bass-Peter Neville
Keyboard-Mary Anstey

Creative team

Stage Director-Jack Wood
Stage Manager-Nigel Rive
Assistant Stage Manager-Ian Bage
Wendy Bage
Victoria Rive
Hannah Sayer
Christopher Wallace
Lighting Designer and Operator-John Cude
Wardrobe Mistress-Lesley Bilton
Tina Jolly
Janet While
Property Mistress-Barbara Foster
Make-up Artist & Hair Stylist-Belinda Price
Set Design-Jack Wood
Set Builder-Eric Farlie
Set Painter-Rosemary Bianchi
Rehearsal Pianist-Mary Anstey
Production Manager-Joan Bird
Assistant Production Manager-Hannah Sayer
Assistance-John Cook
James Rowles
Peter Holt
John Davies

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Performances

Saturday 23rd – Saturday 30th November 2013 at 7.30pm

Saturday 23rd November7.30pm 
Monday 25th November7.30pm 
Wednesday 27th November7.30pm 
Friday 29th November7.30pm 
Saturday 30th November7.30pm 

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