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Why Watch The Dead City ?

  • The Dead City (Die tote Stadt) is based on the novella of Belgian poet Georges Rodenbach. It was one of the 1920s most popular plays, and it has seldom been produced since World War II.
  • The Dead City opera vividly points out the theme of death, past & present, loss, grief, life, and everything in between. With a twist of ghostly visions and human imagination, the show creates the perfect illusion between what’s real and what’s not.
  • The Dead City opera is coming live on stage for an extremely limited run. Book The Dead City Opera tickets whilst availability lasts.

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Based on the novella "The Dead City" by Georges Rodenbach, the 1920s opera tells the story of a man who is struggling to move on from the death of his wife. A psychological portrayal of loss, The Dead City opera in three acts is directed by Annilese Miskimmon. The Dead City is a spectacular work directed by Annilese Miskimmon, the ENO's Artistic Director. It's her second ENO production. Dame Sarah Connolly makes her highly anticipated return to live theatre and stars as Brigitta.

The Story

The story of the Dead City opera is about a widower named Paul who is finding it difficult to move on from the death of his wife. One fateful day, Paul witnesses a dancer named Marietta who looks exactly like his dead wife. The thin line between the delusion of Marie and the reality of Marietta haunts Paul and he gets taken with her. Watch how this psychological thriller unfolds live on stage. Book The Dead City opera tickets now.

  • The Dead City opera is sung in English. The surtitle system will display sung words in English above the stage.

Show Timings

  • Monday - 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday - 7:30 PM
  • Thursday - 7:30 PM
  • Friday - 7:30 PM
  • Saturday - 3:00 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Lead: Rolf Romei as Paul, Allison Oakes as Marie/Marietta, Dame Sarah Connolly as Brigitta and Audun Iverson as Frank
  • Writer: Erich Wolfgang Korngold
  • Director: Annilese Miskimmon
  • Orchestra Conductor: Kirill Karabits

The Dead City Top Songs

While the cast is a treat to the eyes, the music in The Dead City opera is soothing and deports the audience to a whole different world. Erich Wolfgang Korngold is successful in evoking a sense of late romantic music and the opera includes moving numbers like “Marietta’s Song”.

  • The Dead City Opera is suitable for children above the age of 11.

The Dead City Tickets are available now!

Book your online tickets for The Dead City and secure your seats now! Watch this adorable story unfold at the London Coliseum

Booking Period: From 25 March 2023 - 8 April 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check-in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your The Dead City Tickets voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

London Coliseum

A multi-arts venue, The London Coliseum was designed by the renowned Theatre Architect, Frank Matcham. It opened in 1904 with the aspirations to become one of London's largest and most luxurious "family" variety theatres. Its original seating capacity is 2,939 people. English National Opera is a highly acclaimed opera company located at the London Coliseum. They are recognized internationally for their rich repertoire of innovative productions conducted by the world's greatest conductors and starring the best available singers.

London Coliseum Seating Plan

Seating Capacity: 2,939

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4ES, UK

Tube: The nearest tube stations to the theatre are Charing Cross, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, and Embankment.

Bus: The theatre is quite well serviced by bus lines, including 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 88, 91, 139, 159 and 179.

Available Facilities:Wheelchair, Restroom(Wheelchair accessible), Bar, Assistive Listening System,Cloakroom

Accessibility: London Coliseum strives to make it an amazing experience for people with visual, physical, and auditory impairments.

Outside Food :No outside food or beverage is allowed on the premises without medical reasons.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Dead City Tickets.

How can I buy The Dead City Opera Tickets at West End?

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How much do The Dead City Opera Tickets cost?

The cost of The Dead City Opera Tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose. Click www.london-theater-tickets.com to know more.

How can I buy cheap or discounted The Dead City Opera Tickets on West End?

The best way to buy cheap or discounted The Dead City Opera Tickets is to book them online as you will often come across attractive discounts. Book your The Dead City Opera Tickets in advance as they tend to get more expensive closer to the show date.

How can I buy last-minute The Dead City Opera Tickets?

You can easily buy last-minute The Dead City Opera Tickets at www.london-theater-tickets.com. You can even visit the TKTS booth at Leicester Square to procure cheap and last-minute The Dead City Opera Tickets. However, the only way to purchase The Dead City Opera Tickets at the TKTS booth is in person so be prepared for long queues.

Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted The Dead City Opera Tickets?

Booking The Dead City Opera Tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.

What is the opening date for The Dead City Opera?

The Dead City Opera opens 25 March 2023 at London Coliseum.

Who are the main stars of The Dead City Opera ?

Stars performing in The Dead City Opera areRolf Romei as Paul, Allison Oakes as Marie/Marietta, Dame Sarah Connolly as Brigitta and Audun Iverson as Frank

What is The Dead City Opera about?

The Dead City is a story about Paul, an estranged man who has trouble moving on from the death of his wife Marie. Marietta, almost identical in appearance to his dead wife comes into his life marking an interesting turn in his life.

What age is The Dead City appropriate for?

The Dead City Opera is suitable for children above the age of 11.

Where is The Dead City Opera playing on West End?

The Dead City Opera is playing at London Coliseum and opens on 25 March 2023

Do I need to purchase a The Dead City Opera ticket for my child?

If your child is above the age of 5, you do need to purchase a The Dead City Opera ticket for your child

Are there discounted The Dead City Opera tickets available for kids?

Generally, children above 5 years are expected to pay full price for a West End theatre ticket. However, Kids Week, which is an annual event during the summer, lets you purchase theatre tickets for children under 16 at half price as long as they are accompanied by two adults.

How long does The Dead City Opera run for?

The running time of The Dead City Opera is 2h 10 mins

What is the dress code while attending The Dead City ?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi casuals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending The Dead City ?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending The Dead City . Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at The Dead City ?

London Coliseum has multiple facilities including Accessible toilets, Accessible performances, Baby changing facilities for the audiences during the The Dead City

Can I take pictures or videos of The Dead City inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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