This section gives you all the relevant information on all that London has to offer in terms of Opera, Dance & Ballet. Delve into the glitzy world of The Royal Opera House, English National Opera, The Royal Ballet, Sadler’s Wells and other world-class companies producing the best opera, dance & ballet in the UK.
There are 36 shows in category Opera, Dance, and Ballet in London
What's on next at the Coliseum? The excitement is mounting fast for a very special version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's excellent Carousel, their second musical, which is set to star household name singers Alfie Boe and Catherine Jenkins. Wow!
Starring: Alfie Boe, Katherine Jenkins
Bat Out of Hell – Celebrating Meat Loaf. He's one of the best-selling musicians of all time. He's sold more than 80 million records. He's been in more than fifty films and TV shows, sometimes playing himself and other times playing fictional characters. Now his life and work are being celebrated in a brand new musical playing at the London Coliseum in summer 2017 after a run in Manchester. It's Bat Out of Hell – The Musical, and it's being billed as an absolute must for rock lovers.
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.
Journey back in time with English National Ballet to a frost-covered, gas-lit London and join Clara, her Nutcracker and the magician Drosselmeyer in this traditional festive tale for all the family. In a world of Edwardian elegance, The Nutcracker brings to life the eternally popular Tchaikovsky score featuring the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers.
A cast of over 30 dancers and singers, Tanguera tells a story of unrequited love in early 20th century Buenos Aires.
With magical tunes by Cole Porter and a plot detailing a contemporary take on William Shakespeare’s wonderful play, the Taming of the Shrew, you can expect gangsters, romance, drama, action and comedy. It’s a thrill a minute and it’s back for another west end run, thanks to the marvellous Trevor Nunn.
Starring: Alex Bourne, David Burt, Adam Garcia, Clive Rowe, Hannah Waddingham
Laurent Pelly brings tenderness, humour and southern sunshine to his production of Donizetti's opera. A 1950s Italian village provides the backdrop to a spirited tale of love's twists and turns.
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?
The Mariinsky Ballet's acclaimed staging of Tolstoy's epic novel Anna Karenina receives its British premiere. Choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky to Rodion Shchedrin's powerful score, the ballet's extraordinary heroine breaks all moral and social conventions with devastating consequences.
Set in London during the Second World War, Matthew Bourne's interpretation of Prokofiev's haunting score has, at its heart, a true wartime romance.