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Sunday, November 13, 2022


Coming up next on the Rhumbelow Classics Cinema programme is La Bohème which will be screened on November 22 at 18h00. (Venue opens 60 minutes before show for snacks/drinks)

La Bohème from The Royal Opera (live streamed on October 20, 2022) runs for 2 hours & 50 minutes (including one intervals).

Language: Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Welcome to the Royal Opera House Season 2022/2023, these presentations are LIVE STREAMED EVENTS, with intervals, starring some of the world’s top performers. They are also recorded for venues such as The Rhumbelow Theatre which is proud to bring patrons this series of Cinema experiences, as the venue endeavours to provide entertainment to appeal to everyone.

Music: Giacomo Puccini

Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica

Director: Richard Jones

Set designer: Stewart Laing

Lighting designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin

Movement director: Sarah Fahie

Conducted by: Kevin John Edusei


Mimì: Ailyn Pérez

Rodolfo: Juan Diego Flórez

Marcello: Andrey Zhilikhovsky

Musetta: Danielle de Niese

Schaunard: Ross Ramgobin

Colline: Michael Mofidian

Royal Opera Chorus

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House


Paris, 1900. Penniless writer Rodolfo believes that art is all he needs – until he meets Mimì, the lonely seamstress who lives upstairs. So begins a timeless love story that blooms, fades, and rekindles with the passing seasons. But while the couple’s friends Marcello and Musetta passionately row and make up, a force greater than love threatens Rodolfo and Mimì.

Richard Jones’s production evokes the vivid contrasts of fin de siècle Paris, from Bohemian apartments to glittering arcades.

Tickets R100. Picnic baskets may be brought to the venue, or food can be purchased onsite – burgers, wors rolls, chicken pops and chips, cheesy Russians, snack baskets etc. A full bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises). The venue opens 90 minutes before each show for snacks/drinks.

All seating will be at separate tables and the venue will obviously be seating co-habiting couples and/or family members together.  Limited secure parking is available.

Booking is essential on email: or through Computicket.

For more information contact Roland Stansell on 082 499 8636 or visit

Rhumbelow Theatre is situated at 42 Cunningham Road, off Bartle Road, Umbilo, Durban.