Producing Company: The Opera Group and Opera North in association with ROH2 and Watford Palace Theatre
Age guideline: For everyone aged 8 and over
The Firework-Maker's Daughter
An Explosive Musical Adventure
Based on the story by Philip Pullman
Lila desperately wants to be a firework-maker like her father, but when he refuses to teach her, Lila runs away from home to discover the three gifts of firework making for herself. With the help of her friends she faces pirates, tigers and the terrifying Fire-Fiend on her perilous quest to discover what the three gifts really mean.
A vivid re-telling of the award-winning children’s book by Philip Pullman, this new family opera, with a libretto by Glyn Maxwell, is brought to life by magical puppetry and music by David Bruce that sparkles with humour and musical fireworks!
Discover this gripping tale of friendship, determination and adventure that will be an explosive theatrical experience, perfect for a half-term holiday treat.
Venue: Main Stage | Category: Family | Running Time: : Approx 2 hours including interval