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PRESS: Baby Opera at the Artscape

Allison Foat


CAPE TOWN OPERA PRESENTS TWINKLE, TWINKLE & LITTLE STARS – opera for babies and toddlers (22-28 June 2022).

Back by popular demand after the first sell-out performances earlier this year, Twinkle Twinkle is the second instalment in Cape Town Opera’s Opera Blocks series, being held at Artscape on Wednesday 22 June and Friday 24 June 2022 at 11h, 13h and 15h. A fantastical experience has been curated for parents and babies from birth to 18 months. With magical music, sets and lighting, Twinkle Twinkle introduces little ones to the wonderful theatrical world of opera in a calm and immersive environment.

Following from that will be Little Stars, created especially for little walkers from age 18 months to 4 years that will be taking place at Artscape on Saturday 25 June 2022 at 10h and 12h and on Tuesday 28 June 2022 at 11h, 13h, 15h. Exploring the magical world of theatre, Little Stars brings music, song and play together in an exciting and explorative way and in a mesmerising theatre space.

Proudly sponsored by the City of Cape Town, these productions are directed by Elisabeth Manduell, with et and costumes by Cape Town Opera’s production team and lighting by Artscape’s lighting department.

Both Twinkle, Twinkle and Little Stars take place in the Innovation Room at Artscape. Performances are fourty minutes in duration and tickets at R240pp admit one parent/guardian and one baby, or one parent/guardian and one toddler respectively. Booking is through Computicket or Artscape Dial-A-Seat on 0214217695.


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