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Meat Loaf is one of the best-selling rock musicians of all time, offloading more than 80 million records through his glittering career... and counting. Now his remarkable work is being celebrated on the London stage thanks to a brilliant new musical playing at the Dominion Theatre from spring 2018. Bat Out of Hell is due in theatreland, and it's a little slice of theatrical heaven for anyone who loved big, noisy, bold rock.
Yes, it’s a musical about Chess. But it’s also a story of love, heartache and the desire to be the greatest in your field, set in the middle of a war where not a single shot was ever fired. And that was over 30 years ago, so now it’s back at the London Coliseum, it promises to be another hair-raising performance!
Starring: Michael Ball, Alexandra Burke, Murray Head, Tim Howar, Cassidy Janson
In his debut production as ENO Artistic Director, Daniel Kramer directs a production which contrasts spectacular party scenes with tender, intimate moments. Verdi’s masterpiece features one of the most iconic, romantic and tragic scores of all time.
Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can’t resist.
Mozart’s masterpiece reveals much about the human condition through consummate wit, grace and joyous musical invention. ENO Music Director Martyn Brabbins conducts this second revival of Director Fiona Shaw’s critically acclaimed production.
Fall under the spell of Kenneth MacMillan’s fairy-tale classic.
The malevolent Fairy Carabosse curses Princess Aurora to 100 years’ slumber, by a single prick of her finger on her 16th birthday. Doomed by fate, only a Prince’s sweet kiss can break the spell and awaken the sleeping beauty.
A king is forced to choose between love and political expediency. His decisions allow his country to slide into civil war, and turn his wife and son against him.
Lessons in Love and Violence is the latest collaboration between composer George Benjamin and playwright Martin Crimp, two of Britain’s most celebrated artists. Much of that acclaim stems from their partnership, which produced first the chamber opera Into the Little Hill in 2008 and then in 2012 the large-scale work Written on Skin – which has since become the most performed new opera of the 21st century.
If you’re a musical theatre fan you’ll love Kiss Me Kate, a classic take on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, complete with a suite of delicious Cole Porter tunes, gangsters, romance, comedy and thrills. It’s an enduringly popular show loved by millions, and it’s back for another run courtesy of Trevor Nunn.
Iolanthe is a brilliantly funny, satirical fantasy, revealing a typically Gilbert & Sullivan topsy-turvy worldview. Phyllis and Strephon wish to marry, but as Phyllis is a ward of court she requires the Lord Chancellor’s permission. The Lord Chancellor, however, wants her for himself.
From the House of the Dead is Janáček’s final work and arguably his most powerful. Completed just before his death and first performed posthumously in 1930, the opera is based on Dostoyevsky’s semi-autobiographical novel describing life in a Siberian gulag. Janáček does not soften that harsh reality at the heart of his tale, but imbues the work with compassion in its honest depiction of humanity’s difficult truths. The result is one of his most humane and inspiring creations.
Over a million people have experienced the sensation that is Circa . . . "the rockstars of the circus world" (The List). Now they are delighted to present for your pleasure their latest masterpiece – Peepshow.
Peepshow turns cabaret on its head, literally. Join Circa as they embark on a seductive dance through the hall of mirrors that is your imagination, Peepshow lurches from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful. Expect teetering towers of balanced bodies, extreme bending and devilishly precarious aerials.
Following on from the phenomenal success of Transfigured Night, Danish choreographer and two time Olivier Award-winner Kim Brandstrup creates a new work for Rambert.
After a lifetime of incarceration, a man gains a single day of freedom in this retelling of the 17th century play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. Illusion and reality collide as legendary film-makers the Quay Brothers place the action in a dream-like world. A full-size symphony orchestra adds to the other-worldly atmosphere with the rich, harmonious music of Witold Lutoslawski for this tale of revenge and reconciliation.
The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from the Company’s three associate choreographers, Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.
Downtrodden housewife Katerina is seduced by Sergey. They are spotted by Katerina’s father-in-law Boris. Katerina poisons Boris and with Sergey’s help murders her husband Zinovy.
At Katerina and Sergey’s wedding Zinovy’s body is discovered. They are deported to a prison camp. There Sergey taunts Katerina with his new lover Sonyetka. Katerina drowns herself, taking Sonyetka with her.
When it premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down, and took the dance world by storm. Now firmly established as a modern day classic, this iconic production is perhaps best-known for replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble. Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist, Matthew Bourne blends dance, humour and spectacle with extravagant, award-winning designs by Lez Brotherston, to create a provocative and powerful Swan Lake for our times.
The celebrated NDT returns with a revelatory programme featuring two works by Sol León and Paul Lightfoot: Shoot the Moon, an exploration of hidden emotions to a score by Philip Glass, and Stop-Motion, an attempt to capture the past, set to Max Richter’s haunting music.
Star of Israel's thriving dance scene, Sharon Eyal presents the London premiere of L-E-V Dance Company, whose name nods to the Hebrew word for heart: 'lev'.
This is a piece about love that always misses, or lovers who keep missing each other, out of sync. One person comes to bed and the other gets up. This work explores that vacant space, viewing thems of the heart through the lens of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Performed to deep, pulsing, tribal grooves, this is a powerful piece from the company's fiercely talented dancers, inspired from the text 'OCD' by Neil Hilborn.
The imaginative world of the ballet is both archaic and futuristic in its exploration of the tribal behaviour of its all-male group. From the ballet’s opening duet, tender and innocent, the dancing becomes darker and more turbulent as the group plays out a dynamic of conflict and challenge, loyalty and rejection.