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Following its successful international tour, Sadler’s Wells is delighted to present the return of 6000 miles away, devised and performed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Sylvie Guillem. Widely recognised as one of the world’s greatest dancers, Guillem stars in this critically lauded evening of work by three of today’s most important choreographers: Mats Ek, William Forsythe and Jirí Kylián.
Meet the cast. They’re auditioning for dance parts in a new Broadway musical. They have fascinating stories to tell, which unfold sparkling music, drama and choreography to create an intricate patchwork of personal, emotional and dramatic incident, revealing the way seemingly simple incidents can re-shape our future.
Based on the international smash hit film, Billy Elliot - The Musical is set in the North East against a backdrop of poverty, during the mid 1980s historic miners' strike. With superb music by Elton John, it is gritty, uplifting and emotional. Expect to enjoy tears and laughter at the Victoria Palace Theatre!
If you haven’t heard of Burn The Floor you’re in for a huge treat. This is a show that’s been wowing dance-obsessed theatre audiences worldwide since 1999. Taking the stage many years before Strictly Ballroom was even a twinkle in a producer’s eye, it’s a fast-moving, glamorous performance by some of the planet’s best loved and respected dance champions… and it’s due to take the West End by storm.
Armies of squirrels. Oompa Loompas. Chocolate landscapes and waterfalls, flowers and animals. It’s chocolate heaven and young Charlie Bucket has won a ticket to visit it. Willie Wonka’s amazing chocolate factory awaits you with its remarkable stage sets, amazing costumes, sing-along tunes and an underlying dark side that’s typical of the wickedly wonderful Roald Dahl.
Twenty of the UK's hottest circus acts will dazzle and delight you with remarkable feats of bamboozling skill, physical prowess and unexpected hilarity. A unique and exciting live show, unlike anything you've ever experienced, this is the UK's first ever circus competition. The country’s finest circus talents compete in the iconic Udderbelly for the votes of the audience and judges. The prize? £5,000 and the opportunity to develop a new show with Underbelly Productions and Circus Space - the UK's foremost centre for circus arts.
Two unspoken themes run throughout Britten’s much-admired opera: the impossible passion that a troubled writer forms for a fellow hotel guest, and the cholera epidemic which the authorities are all too keen to hush up.
It's tender. It's romantic. It's uplifting. And it has just enough of a dark side to keep the thrills coming. It's Dirty Dancing, the stage version of one of the planet's best loved chick-flicks! And it's a record-breaking show. From a film seen by millions, that touched the heart of a generation.
Classic meets contemporary in Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream! Join your favourite Disney Princesses in a celebration of 75 years of Disney Princess stories, including two-modern day princesses, Rapunzel and Tiana; the always elegant Cinderella; and the princess who started it all, Snow White. Laugh at Disney's hilarious hair-raising escapade, Tangled, as Rapunzel; her unlikely companion, Flynn; and Maximus, the Captain of the Guard's determined horse; embark on an uproarious journey that takes adventure to new lengths!
Don Carlos falls in love with Elizabeth, daughter of Henry II of France. But his father, King Philip II of Spain, intends to marry her himself to se-cure a peace treaty. Can Don Carlos give up his love for the good of the state?
Welcome back Sir Tim Rice! The legendary lyricist returns to the West End with a musical version of the classic movie From Here to Eternity, based on James Jones' 1951 book. Set in World War two, it tells the tale of a series of relationships as they unfold against the backdrop of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour. Previewing from 30th September 2013, the show opens for business on 23rd October.
Gina Yashere has had a momentous year. She witnessed the triumph of the London Olympics. OK, from her couch in Los Angeles, but still has much to say. She was able to finally let go of one of her biggest regrets: that she never got a ‘Jim'll fix it’ badge. She discovered she could destroy a policeman's self-esteem with the word 'pleb'. And finally and most momentous of all: Gina was forced to purchase reading glasses. You better believe she has A LOT to say about that. This will be a 12-month round up like you've never heard before. Suitable for ages 15 and over. Runs approximately one hour.
Queen Elizabeth I is approaching the end of her reign. Her affection for the impulsive Earl of Essex is tested when he grows increasingly ambi-tious. Should she listen to the guidance of her advisors or be swayed by emotion?
It's the story of a group of working class boys. From the wrong side of the tracks. Who became one of the pop industry's biggest successes. Jersey Boys tells the rags to riches tale of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, following their progress through the thrilling early years of rock 'n' roll.
Jesus Christ Superstar first came to major theatres when it debuted on Broadway in October 1971 at the Mark Hellinger Theatre in New York. The Broadway production ran for 720 performances, closing two years later after grossing £2.8 million at the box office, and Andrew Lloyd Webber won the prestigious Drama Desk Award as Most Promising Composer for Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972.
The Bolshoi performs the UK premiere of its acclaimed new production of Balanchine’s Jewels, inspired by the brilliance and colour of gemstones. Fauré’s music perfectly complements the romantic elegance of Emeralds, followed by the jazzy, witty Rubies set to Stravinsky’s vibrant score; Diamonds, a glittering evocation of Russian imperialism to Tchaikovsky’s sublime music, ends the ballet in a spectacular tribute to the great Russian ballet tradition.
This is powerful stuff. This is musical theatre on a grand scale. Les Miserables is the planet's longest-running musical. More than 55 million of us have seen it. In 40 countries and 21 languages. It's a spectacular adaptation of Victor Hugo's masterpiece. And it's at London's Queens Theatre now!
Whether you were around at the time the Fab Four took the charts by storm or you’re new to The Beatles, you’ll adore this thrilling blend of twenty-plus of the band’s greatest hits, strung like musical pearls in logical order and performed to perfection! Prepare for an exciting trip down pop music’s memory lane…
Mamma Mia has gone global. Everyone loves Abba. And timeless songs like 'Dancing Queen' and 'Take A Chance On Me' pull in huge numbers of show goers. It's an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. And London's Novello Theatre is bursting at the seams every night as a result. Fantastic!
Matilda’s parents are absolutely horrid: selfish, stupid, cruel and completely oblivious to their five year old daughter’s needs. But Matilda is a live-wire, a gifted little girl who likes nothing better than settling down with a good book. Join cheeky Matilda as she navigates the unpleasant grown-up world with a charming blend of humour and mischief.
Hurry up and buy tickets for an unexpected treat as this fab musical, which follows the turbulent relationship between three good friends, Franklin, Charley and Mary, enjoys a special 12 week run at the Harold Pinter theatre. Covering thirty years beginning way back in 1980, it’s packed with sing-along tunes, an excellent evening out for anyone who adores the very best in musicals.
Do you remember the hit song 'Falling Slowly', which won a 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song? If so you’ll love this musical, tipped to make a splash in spring 2013. It’s a tender story of music, friendship and love set to a score that made a substantial impact in the original movie, and adapted for the stage by Enda Walsh.
Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story World Arena Tour. See the boy who never grows up in a live adventure you’ll never forget. Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story World Arena Tour is a high-flying, hi-tech fantasy adventure that combines the drama and excitement of live theatre with the epic visuals of a blockbuster movie. Theatre… with added fairy dust!
Her Majesty's Theatre is proud to present Lloyd Webber's wonderful classic tale of love and obsession. It's the magical, unforgettable Phantom of the Opera, a musical masterpiece that traces the tragic love story of a beautiful opera singer and the disfigured young composer who loves her. Fabulous!
Raven Girl is Wayne McGregor’s seventh work for the main stage at Covent Garden. The ballet is a collaboration with visual artist and award-winning writer Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveller’s Wife. It marks McGregor’s sixth year as Royal Ballet Resident Choreographer and promises to showcase the groundbreaking and imaginative choreography for which he has become renowned.
Headbang your way to the Shaftesbury Theatre for Rock of Ages, an "absurdly enjoyable rock musical"! It's a planet-wide smash hit, delivering a non-stop, wonderfully raucous mix of 28 classic rock hits including 'Don't Stop Believin', 'We Built This City' and 'The Final Countdown'. Playing from September '11.
One of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s most fascinating choreographic works, Drumming, returns to Sadler’s Wells in full after part one was performed in De Keersmaeker’s celebrated Steve Reich Evening in 2008.
For five performances only the Shanghai Ballet Company are set to make their highly anticipated UK debut with performances of Jane Eyre, an original, innovative ballet production based on Charlotte Bronte’s famous novel. In a bold re-interpretation, choreographer Patrick de Bana’s production puts the character of Bertha Mason, Edward Rochester’s ‘mad’ wife, famously locked up in the attic for most of the novel, firmly centre stage along with her two-timing husband and the novel’s heroine, Jane Eyre.
What is the personal price of political success? The question lies at the heart of Giuseppe Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra. The opera is a sympathetic portrait of a man whose past catches up with him. While the 1857 premiere of Simon Boccanegra was not a success, 20 years later Verdi revised the score and libretto with writer Arrigo Boito. The opera’s ‘rebirth’ in Milan in 1881 met with great acclaim. Simon Boccanegra is now recognized as one of Verdi’s most compelling works.
Based on the original Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds smash hit movie, Singing in the Rain is a wonderfully light-hearted and superbly choreographed West End spectacular. It’s a compelling story told via a visual feast of breath-taking dance and a suite of heart-warming classic show tunes. Expect something simply spectacular and you won’t be disappointed!
Spamalot won a well-deserved Tony award in 2005 as the year’s ‘best musical’. And it has been delighting audiences ever since with its splendid Pythonesque silliness. Carefully crafted by Monty Python’s Eric Idle and John Du Prez, the conductor, composer and member of the ‘80s smash hit band Modern Romance, you can expect serious amounts of giggles with belly laughs to match!
There's theatre. There's dance. There's comedy. And percussion. It's big. It's warm. It's inspiring. It's funny. It's a unique, non-stop theatre experience that's thrilled audiences worldwide. It's Stomp. And it makes music from the mundane at London's Ambassadors Theatre. Award winning, brilliant stuff!
Anthony Dowell's romantic interpretation returns the ballet to its 1895 origins by using the choreography of Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa. Dramatic costumes emphasize the contrast between human and spirit worlds, while glowing lanterns, shimmering fabrics and designs inspired by the work of Carl Fabergé create a magical setting.
High culture and entertainment merge into a stunning visual work of art' Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg. ‘It's powerful, shameless and colourful, a dance party for your senses' Södeeranlands Nyheter. TCHAIKOVSKY MEETS STREET DANCE. Created by Fredrik Rydman Swan Lake Reloaded uses the remixed music of Tchaikovsky original combined with a host Swedish and international pop and rock writers.
The beautiful, tragic songstress Whitney Houston helped shoot The Bodyguard, The Movie, to fame way back in 1992 and it’s a storyline that keeps on giving. You’ll fall head over heels with this gritty yet charming tale of love born from adversity, a triumphant plotline supported by stunningly lovely songs, amazing sets and seriously good acting.
The original Cast Album of The Book of Mormon shot to prominence, becoming the highest charting cast album in four decades. The musical has shocked and delighted US audiences on Broadway and won an impressive collection of top awards. It's rude, foul mouthed, crude, wonderfully satirical and billed as the next massive West End Smash hit!
The Circus of Horrors storms into London’s West End with what is undoubtedly its greatest show to date. The show that smashed into the finals of BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT is back with an awe-inspiring rock n roller coaster of a show that flies like a bat out of hell to celebrate an astounding 18 years of shock n' roll.
Roddy Doyle’s book has made millions of people laugh… and cry with laughter. The movie is one of those films you can watch again and again, spellbound and delighted every time by the sharp, hilarious dialogue, quirky characters and epic soul tunes. And the stage show is set to become a classic in its own right, on the boards in the West End from September 2013.
Fame-hungry singer Mike Chariot betrays his best friend and abandons his childhood sweetheart to win the nation’s favourite TV talent show, The Golden Voice. But he quickly realises he's a puppet controlled by record company and TV execs. Too famous to return to his old life, he decides to disappear.
Disney's landmark film The Lion King captivated people of every age right across the world. And the musical adaptation is simply stunning. Combining dazzling staging and amazing costumes, masks and puppets, it's the cream of the crop at London's smart Lyceum Theatre. Truly magnificent stuff!
Based on Peter Stephan Jungk’s novel and written by Philip Glass, one of the world’s most important composers, The Perfect American imagines the final years of Walt Disney’s life, including mythical imaginings of Abraham Lincoln and Andy Warhol.
Perrault’s beloved fairytale The Sleeping Beauty is imbued with wonder and excitement in this sumptuous ballet. Exquisite costumes by Franca Squarciapino and spectacular sets by the celebrated Italian art director Ezio Frigerio provide a brilliant visual feast.
This spectacular theatrical concert from award-winning director Mitch Sebastian (The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas) features songs from the West End, Broadway and beyond in breath-taking theatrical style, backed by a full live band and choir.
Oh, the music! This is one seriously funky show. Moonwalking into the West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe, Thriller - Live is a spectacular, high octane show celebrating the career of pop hero Michael Jackson and the Jackson Five. It's a real soul-funk roller coaster!
Glorious London, beautiful Venice, Irvine Berlin tunes, romance… it’s hard to beat Top Hat for style and content. This wonderful show ticks all the entertainment boxes, an extremely popular stage version of the classic 1935 movie starring Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, with complex dance routines, lush scenery and amazing costumes.
Since their Olympic Opening Ceremony appearance the Spice Girls are hot again! Just in time for the smash hit in the making Viva Forever, Jennifer Saunders’ splendid show brought to you by the producers of the hugely popular Mamma Mia! and featuring Posh, Baby, Scary, Sporty and Ginger as we remember them best… loud, proud and full of Girl Power.
It's massive. It's getting standing ovations every night. It's a rock phenomenon. We Will Rock You is playing at London's Dominion Theatre now. This mega-musical, seen by more than five million, with 32 of Queen's classic hits, is an unforgettable Bohemian Rhapsody of a show that'll rock your world!
Based on the acclaimed and much loved book by Gregory Maguire, Wicked tells the incredible story of the Witches of Oz. Did you ever wonder how one came to be called 'good' and the other 'wicked'? You won't have to wonder much longer when you book tickets for this superb, award winning Apollo Victoria Theatre show!
ZooNation’s Some Like It Hip Hop has been a runaway success since it hit the Peacock Theatre in 2011, wowing audiences and prompting widespread critical praise with five-star reviews and standing ovations.
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