Helen 1932

Opened: January 30, 1932

Helen - 1932 - West End History , Info & More

Adelphi Theatre
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 0NS, United Kingdom London WC2R ONS

Based on the opera La Belle Hélène by Offenbach

In this fresh take on the Greek tragedy, Helen of Troy never actually makes it to Troy, but lands in an Egyptian hotel room waiting for her love, Menelaus, to find her. Alone in her room, she receives visits from Io and Athena who inform Helen of the tragedy that her image has had on the world.

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Conference of Kings
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Helen has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 1932.