Event The Possessed
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Venue Chapel Off Chapel, Prahran, VIC
First Date 12 June 2003
Opening Date 12 June 2003
Last Date 28 June 2003
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description "Set in a mysterious Chinese pawn shop, The Possessed tells the story of Jinshan, an old man who... purchases a very young bride. However when his attempts to provide an heir are unsuccessful, his frustration turns to violence.... A story of infatuation, honour and sexual ownership."
Description Source Press Release
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Subjects Relationships
Name Function Notes
Julian Yu Composer
Brett Kelly Conductor
Phil Rolfe Designer
Glenn Perry Librettist
Paul Jackson Lighting Designer
Brett Kelly Musical Director
Emma Anderson Production Manager
Raymond Khong Singer
Gary Rowley Singer
Shu-Cheen Yu Singer
Douglas Horton Stage Director
Carly Heard Stage Manager
Liu Heng Writer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Sung in English with English and Mandarin surtitles.
Data Source
Source Description
Web http://www.chambermadeopera.com/archive/The_Possessed
Event Identifier 27849