Story: Opera and musical theatre

Staging Hōhepa

Jenny McLeod's opera Hōhepa, based on historical events and staged at the 2012 International Arts Festival, was ground-breaking in its bicultural approach to the story, music, casting and production. In this film showing rehearsals, those involved talk of the challenges.

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Lindis Taylor, 'Opera and musical theatre - Composers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/41899/staging-hohepa (accessed 3 June 2020)

Story by Lindis Taylor, published 22 Oct 2014