Ruggero Leoncavallo’s greatest opera - Pagliacci

by Paula Chitty IrrationalTheatre in London, Greater London, England

Ruggero Leoncavallo’s greatest opera - Pagliacci

To raise £3500 to present an adaptation of Ruggero Leoncaavallo's greatest opera Pagliacci at the Kings Head Theatre, London this October.

by Paula Chitty IrrationalTheatre in London, Greater London, England

We did it
On 25th September 2018 we successfully raised £185 with 4 supporters in 56 days

I is for irrational theatre. 

I is for imagination.

We are raising funds to present an entertaining, accessible adaptation of Leoncavallo’s greatest opera, Pagliacci. Based on a real life murder. It is an amazing and powerful opera, with a great story to surpass any soap opera. Fresh and accessible. Tragedy. Passion. Jealousy. .  Boasts a great score and one of the greatest tenor arias. Staged and sung in Italian with adapted subtitles .
This will be staged at The Kings Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street, London, N1 1QN  for two shows in  October 2018, with additional dates to be confirmed subject to stretched funding being achieved. www.kingsheadtheatre.com

I is for an accessible idea. 

Irrational theatre exists to produce fresh , original concepts of classics, opera and new writing. It produces imaginative and accessible  productions,taking pride in creating unique staged experiences that reflect irrational values. We've a proven track record and some great reviews. please visit our website link below and have a read.

I is for information 

Paula is a freelance director, designer and producer of opera, theatre and new writing. she runs irrational theatre (www.irrationaltheatre.co.uk) and Lily and Bear Productions. She has just premiered Lily and Bear by Lisa Stubbs , a new musical for children at the Royal Albert Hall (www.lilyandbearproductions.com). irrational has recently staged productions at The Arcola Theatre , Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate, Brockley Jack studio and The Arts Theatre, West End. It produces accessible , colourful, original adaptations of opera, classics and new writing. Paula has directed and designed over 40 productions in London and on regional tour. From Puccini to Menotti, from Mike Leigh to Shakespeare and some of the best new writing for the Kenneth Branagh Award. She was assistant director at the Royal Opera House.

I is for innovation.

A passion for the innovative. Introducing and winning people around to a new vision, dip your toe in...the water's warm.Big or small. the drive and passion to create moves us to succeed, moves us to inspire, moves us to be our best, moves us on to bring the best director and designer's dream to life. Moves us to share our creativity with those who are interested. Moves us to welcome in new and diverse audiences. It's all or nothing, you love it, sometimes you hate it ...but you are extremely passionate about it . It's glamour and it's grit , they come hand in hand and are both vital to the success. 

I is for inspiring

It is essential we attract excellent creatives, develop fresh ideas, operate an efficient set up . It is not just about today's project. It's about our future. It's about nurturing and  people's hard work. It is our passion that will drive us on. It is our administration that will keep us ticking . I am a  director  and designer and have run irrational for some years now, gaining  an excellent reputation and a unique style.  I have learnt a great deal along the way, not only artistically, but about the importance of administration and all the great deal of hard work that goes on in the background. It takes a great deal more than a good idea, it takes you and me. 

I is for I THANK YOU ;) 

I is for I couldn't do it without you 

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£25 or more

irrational - informed supporter

irrational - I want to help you because it's a great project.

£50 or more

irrational - inspired supporter

Inspired supporter I would like to support your production and on request be thanked on your Facebook and listed on your website. Please email me if you'd like to mentioned. irrationaltheatre@gmail.com

£75 or more

1 of 10 claimed

irrational - irresistible supporter

irresistible supporter A ticket to Pagliacci on 14th October - 4 pm matinee or 7 pm evening I would like to support your production and on request be thanked on your Facebook, listed on your website and programme card/sheet. Please email me if you'd like to mentioned. irrationaltheatre@gmail.com

£150 or more

0 of 10 claimed

irrational innovative supporter

innovative supporter Two tickets to Pagliacci on 14th October 4 pm matinee or 7 pm evening . irresistible supporter A ticket to Pagliacci on 14th October - 4 pm matinee or 7 pm evening I would like to support your production and on request be thanked on your Facebook, listed on your website and programme card/sheet. Please email me if you'd like to mentioned. irrationaltheatre@gmail.com

£500 or more

0 of 4 claimed

irrational - imaginative supporter

imaginative supporter. (I'm a great supporter of opera and happy to help your succeed. Four tickets to Pagliacci on either the 4 pm matinee or 7 pm evening of 14th October 2018 . On request you may have your logo or name added to our programme cast sheets as a proud sponsor of our production, on our website and our Facebook . Please email me if you'd like to mentioned. irrationaltheatre@gmail.com


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