From Staircase Opera, the company known for its highly dramatic productions of Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, Menotti’s The Medium, and The Consul, comes a Comedy
Double Bill: A Dinner Engagement by Lennox Berkeley, and The Telephone by Gian Carlo Menotti.

Less “Upstairs Downstairs” and more “Front Door Back Door”, A Dinner Engagement pokes fun at the difference between class and being classy. In their Chelsea flat, the improverished Earl and Countess of Dunmow cook up a plan to marry off their daughter to the height of nobility.

Who’s coming? Who’s cooking? Who’s paying?!

Will they make a classy meal, or make a meal out of class? Come along and find out!

The 1947 comic opera The Telephone is all about how being so stuck to the phone makes us miss what is right in front of us. You read that right – 1947, not 2022. Who’d have thought it…

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