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.