Tintin, The Opera

The_Adventures_of_Tintin_-_21_-_The_Castafiore_EmeraldIt's been a comic. A TV series. A movie. A piggy bank. A Monopoly board.

And now Tintin is to be an opera. An opera.

Based on the Tintin comic The Castafiore Emerald, which does to be fair, feature plenty of opera,

A lyrical comedy will include Mozart arias and the work of Rossini, Offenbach, Puccini, Gounod and Verdi … with te words adapted from Hergé's books.

Tintin will be played by Amani Devos, Castafiore by soprano Hélène Bernardy.

While Captain Haddock will be played by the non-singing actor Michel Warzée and eight performances will play out during September at Hulpe Castle in Belgium.

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About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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