25 Mar '16, 9pm

Any #MontyPython fans in the house? We have a very silly opera for you

Any #MontyPython fans in the house? We have a very silly opera for you

Three’s a crowd when a randy playboy and a lovesick teenager both invade a chaste noblewoman’s bed. The Story The mice will play while the cat’s away, and in a small medieval French village whose men are all off fighting the Crusades, the ladies are easy prey for that notorious local bad boy, Count Ory. Hoping to encourage relaxed morals, Ory passes himself off as a guru who has come to town to help ease lonely women’s heartaches and dispense wise counsel on all questions of love. The women eagerly bare their souls to the ‘hermit’; even his own teenage page, Isolier, comes seeking advice for the lovelorn. Isolier confesses that he’s madly in love with Countess Adèle, who lives in a nearby castle; what’s more, the boy has invented a clever strategem for infiltrating her home. Ory’s ‘wise hermit’ disguise is spoiled by his own tutor, who promised Ory’s father he’d make his s...

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