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Ken Russell opera and theatre



The Italian Girl in Algiers

Rossini's opera The Italian Girl in Tangiers staged in Geneva Opera, Switzerland in 1984. John Rawnsley performed Taddeo.  Russell said "I'm going to base it on a marvellous Bud Abbott and Lou Costello movie called Lost in a Harem".

Abbott and Costello Lost in Harlem

Any more information is welcome.


More stage work

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