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April 1, 2008 7:00PM

Good Angel, Bad Angel


This will be the New Zealand premiere performance of the chilling and “powerfully dramatic” one-act opera Good Angel, Bad Angel by Lyell Cresswell. NIMBY Opera will perform the work in Wellington, Palmerston North and Auckland.

Based on a short story by Robert Louis Stevenson, the opera follows the journey of a thief, Markheim, who, on Christmas Eve, wants to put his life of crime and violence behind him. But old habits, and the intervention of a Visitant from beyond the grave, threaten to lead him back to his old ways…

Rising star NZ bass-baritone Hadleigh Adams leads a cast of talented young singers – Wellingtonian Craig Beardsworth, and Frances Moore, finalist in the 2007 Lexus Songquest. The production of this spooky NZ opera is supported by Creative NZ and the New Zealand Opera Society.

Start time

April 1, 2008 7:00PM


New Zealand


Venue: Gryphon Theatre, 22 Ghuznee Street, Wellington
Ticket Bookings: phone 04 971 7678 or go to