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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, Cedric Neal, Tim Howar, Cassidy Janson
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.
The London Coliseum is thrilled to present Notre Dame de Paris, on stage in early 2019 for a ridiculously short run of just seven performances. The show has been wowing musical-loving audiences for two decades so far, touring twenty three countries and playing in nine different languages. That's what we call a living legend!
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.
It isn't often that a British music industry legend salutes a US musical icon. But this is one of those times. The music of Glenn Miller and his band provided the accompaniment to the Second World War. More than seventy years later Miller's music is as popular and powerful as ever, and it's being celebrated all over again thanks to a band led by Tommy Steele. You're going to love this glittering spectacular of a show.
Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.
The evil spirit Von Rothbart, arbiter of Odette’s curse, disguises his daughter Odile as Odette to trick Siegfried into breaking his vow of love. Fooled, Siegfried declares his love for Odile, and so dooms Odette to suffer under the curse forever.
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.
Rodolfo is painfully aware that he cannot afford the medicine and care Mimì needs, and so separates from her. As her sickness takes hold Mimì returns to Rodolfo’s garret. They are joyfully reunited – but, despite the care of Rodolfo and his friends, Mimì dies.
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.
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.
Arguably the world's most loved ballet, Swan Lake tells the immortal classic love story of Prince Siegfried and Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer's curse. St Petersburg Ballet Theatre will perform this balletic masterpiece as it was meant to be seen, boasting gorgeous traditionally painted backdrops, Tchaikovsky's moving score, a full-sized orchestra and critically acclaimed dancers performing the full-length production for London audiences. Swan Lake is undoubtedly a production everyone must experience at least once in their life.
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.
The impulsive, charismatic Don Giovanni is a serial seducer, accompanied by his long-suffering servant Leporello. But when Don Giovanni commits murder, he unleashes a dark power beyond his control.
Don Giovanni continues to seduce and betray with his usual rapacity. Haunted by the ghost of the murdered man, he decides to invite him to dinner. The ghost urges him to repent – but Don Giovanni refuses.
Some things change… but human behaviour remains much the same! Falstaff is Giuseppe Verdi’s last opera, delighting audiences worldwide since its inaugural performance in 1893. This lavish new production is directed by Robert Carlsen and brings Verdi’s best loved comedy masterpiece into vibrant life. Experience a classic comic opera with a contemporary twist!
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 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.
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.