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    Jenůfa is keeping secret from everyone that she is pregnant by Števa, who drinks and is a womaniser. Jenůfa’s stepmother, the Kostelnička, had a violent, alcoholic husband and tells Števa he won’t be allowed to marry Jenůfa unless he stays sober for a year. Števa’s overbearing behaviour towards Jenůfa angers Laca, who loves Jenůfa and is jealous. When Jenůfa defends Števa, Laca becomes enraged. They struggle and he slashes her face with a knife. Months later, the Kostelnička and Jenůfa conspire to keep the birth of Jenůfa’s illegitimate baby secret. Števa knows he has a son, but refuses to marry Jenůfa now her face is disfigured. Laca offers to save Jenůfa’s reputation and marry her, but is reluctant to take on Števa’s child. The Kostelnička tells both Laca and Jenůfa that the baby died while Jenůfa slept. But on Jenůfa’s wedding day the truth is revealed.

    • Age guidance
    • Duration
      2 hours and 55 minutes

    Ticket Info

    • Dates
      Begins 28 Sep
    • Prices
      £6.00 – £125.00
    Find tickets
    via Royal Opera House
    Direct Purchase from Venue
    No Booking Fee
    • Location
      Royal Opera House
    • Address
      Royal Opera House Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD

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