The Golden Dragon by Peter Eötvös

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Based on the play by Roland Schimmelpfennig

UK Premiered Buxton Festival | 18 JULY 2016 | Touring Autumn 2017

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Migration, exploitation, hopes and lost dreams are set at the heart of The Golden Dragon, a compelling fable of modern life - funny, shocking and touching in equal measure.

Central to this East-meets-West tale, is the discovery of a decayed tooth in a bowl of soup. It belongs to a kitchen “boy”, a long way from home and with no papers. He’s also looking for his sister, but she’s been forced into a very different kind of service just next door….

Director's Blog: Communicating through contemporary opera

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It’s now August and time to reflect on The Golden Dragon experience so far (not forgetting it will be back at least twice more!).

Music Theatre Wales, Pascoe House, 54 Bute Street, Cardiff, CF10 5AF, UK | Company No. 02815692 | Charity No. 1039757