Rufus Wainwright’s opera set for London premiere

'Prima Donna' will be a Sadler's Wells from April 12

Rufus Wainwright‘s opera is set for its London premiere next spring.

Called ‘Prima Donna’, the show will take place at Islington‘s Sadler’s Wells, after a successful stint at the Manchester International Festival earlier this year.

Starting in April, the show will run for just four performances on April 12, 14, 16 and 17, with pre-sale tickets already available from

Review – ‘Prima Donna’ is bleak, overblown – and dazzlingly brilliant