Queen at the Opera
The original text
with the music of British rock band Queen Conceived
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1990: First staged as Queen at the Opera at the Natal Playhouse by the Playhouse Company, directed and choreographed by Geoffrey Sutherland. Creative director and production designer: Andrew Botha. Musical arrangements by Michael Hankinson and John James.
1995: Staged by CAPAB, Johannesburg Civic Theatre and the Playhouse Company. Performed by Joseph Clark, Sam Marais, Luciano Zuppa, Dina Devine, Selva Hannam, Aviva Pelham, Sally June Gain and André Jaques van der Merwe. Staged by Bryan Hill, with Selva Hannam as assistant choreographer and using the original choreography by Geoffrey Sutherland. Creative director and production designer: Andrew Botha. Sound designer: Robin Shuttleworth. Musical director: Chantel Sanders.
1996/7: A new run, again staged by Bryan Hill, using the original choreography by Geoffrey Sutherland. Creative director and production designer Andrew Botha. Musical arrangements by Michael Hankinson. Musical directors: Janine Neethling and Charl-Johan Lingenfelder.
CAPAB theatre programme, 1995.
Johannesburg Civic Theatre programme, 1995
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