DIE FLEDERMAUS

Johann Strauss II

Opera della Luna on tour 2009-2011

Original Cast:

Rosalinde LISA ANNE ROBINSON
Eisenstein ANDY MORTON
Adele HELEN MASSEY
Frank PHILIP COX
Alfred GARETH DAFYDD MORRIS
Dr Blind ILANA JACOBS
Ida ILANA JACOBS
Orlofsky JEREMY VINOGRADOV
Designer GABRIELLA CSANYI-WILLS

Later casts:
Rosalinde SARAH REDGWICK
Eisenstein JOHN LOFTHOUSE
Adele RHONA MCKAIL
Alfred TOBIAS MERZ
Orlofsky OLIVER WHITE, SIMON BUTTERISS

"Jeff Clarke’s Rocky Horror version of The Bat, not the obvious choice for a date movie, turned out to be rather brilliant, not to mention hilarious (for once) thanks in part to his judicious excision of Frosch, replaced by an extended riff of improvised brilliance by Eisenstein and Frank.

"Clarke’s hallmark is a cheery vulgarity underpinned with a subtle but distinct moral eye. And while Fledermaus is hardly a political manifesto, it is also a bit more than a farce about a set of shallow people getting drunk. There is always an element of mirror-to-nature in this repertoire. ... The most enjoyable evening for ages."
Robert Thicknesse OPERA NOW