Royal Opera: Rigoletto

Director: David McVicar

Actors: Dimitri Platanias, Lucy Crowe, Michael Fabiano

Release Date: Friday 12th January 2018

Genre(s): Drama, Music

Running time: 165 minutes

The corruption of innocence is at the heart of Verdi’s potent tragedy in David McVicar’s production for The Royal Opera.

Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect..