This fast, funny and furious version of Mozart’s comic masterpiece is given a witty, up-to-the-minute slant, specially for young audiences (7 & upwards).
The ‘flute’ has become a mobile phone in this tale of kidnapping, romance and an exciting quest in the hi-tech world of media millionaires.
When Unicorn – Britian’s longest established theatre company for young people – premiered The Magic Flute in London 1995, the pressed raved:
“The smartest musical show in town” wrote The Independent; “masterful”, enthused the Times Educational Supplement, “while comedy is clevely constructed, the wall street-inspired design by David Collis is truly wonderful to behold, it’s the singing that ultimately steals the show… exceptional production.”
London’s What’s On magazine described it as “terrific… a credit to everyone working on it… too entertaining to be restricted to school kids.”