Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Tosca at Bonkers Hall

We have seen before that Nevill Holt:
  1. is the model for Bonkers Hall;
  2. plays host to Grange Park Opera.
It therefore follows that you can see Tosca at Bonkers Hall on 13 July this summer.

Talk of Tosca leads irresistibly to this tale:
Tosca's finale seems to be prone also to less lethal accidents. The tales are apocryphal, and you can hear them told of many theatres and productions. The most popular is the the bouncing Tosca:
Tosca as usual jumps from the walls of Castel Sant'Angelo. But the stage workers had improved her security by replacing the mattress with a trampoline, so that Tosca appeared 2 or 3 times from behind the wall...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Ha Ha, that made me smile...