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date: 09 July 2020

Handmaid’s Tale, Thelocked

  • Laura Macy


Opera in two acts with prologue, prelude and epilogue by Poul Ruders to a libretto by Paul Bentley after the novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood; Copenhagen, Royal Danish Opera, 6 March 2000.

The première was conducted by Michael Schønwandt and included the singers Marianne Rørholm as Offred, Hanne Fischer as Offred in the time before, Poul Elming as Luke, Ulla Kudsk Jensen as Offred’s mother, Anne Margreth Dahl as Aunt Lydia, Aage Haugland as The Commander, and Susanne Resmark as Serena Joy.

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