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A COVID opera: WA Opera’s ‘The Telephone’
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A COVID opera: WA Opera’s ‘The Telephone’

17 December 2020

2020 was the year we all discovered Zoom. In this final podcast from the Seesaw Lounge, West Australian Opera’s Music Director Chris van Tuinen discusses how the company staged a COVID comedy about the way we attempt to connect over technology.

Reading time • 3 minutesMusic
Lachlann Lawton as Ben, in The Telephone. A behind the scenes shot of 'The Telephone', featuring Lachlann Lawton, as Ben. He wears a white chef's hat and is adding a layer to what appears to be a precariously balanced wedding cake, surrounded by tiny wooden figurines. Far from a rotary phone
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Far from a rotary phone

7 July 2020

While its characters aren’t communicating clearly, West Australian Opera’s exciting digital offering, The Telephone, is saying plenty. Ara Jansen gets dialling.

Reading time • 7 minutes

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Cleaver Street Studio

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