Elmhurst performs historic works

Elmhurst Ballet Company, the graduate year of Elmhurst Ballet School, presents Synergy, an evening of dance excerpts by some of the most influential figures in the history of ballet. These include Ninette de Valois’s Checkmate, widely regarded as de Valois’ signature ballet and a cornerstone of the British ballet repertoire. Excerpts from Frederick Ashton’s Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Peter Wright’s Swan Lake, and David Bintley’s Take Five also appear in the mix, and will be combined with new works, including a contemporary piece by Studio Wayne McGregor. Continue reading Elmhurst performs historic works

Tango Fire is back

Following its seventh sold-out season at the Peacock Theatre in London’s West End, the award-winning Tango Fire returns to tour the UK from 12 February to 2 March 2020. Starring internationally renowned Argentinean Tango superstars German Cornejo and Gisela Galeassi, who are joined by a cast of Tango dancers including World Tango Champions, this is a fiery and explosive journey through the history of authentic Argentine Tango. Continue reading Tango Fire is back

The Addams Family musical returns

There is to be a new UK & Ireland Tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY in 2020, a musical comedy, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the creators of multi award-winning Jersey Boys, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams. This follows a highly successful premiere tour in 2017. The 2020 Tour will open at the Newcastle Theatre Royal on 30 July 2020 and will once again be directed by Matthew White. Casting is yet to be announced. Continue reading The Addams Family musical returns

The Snowman

Raymond Briggs’ festive favourite, The Snowman, has whisked generations of children off to a wintery wonderland for a festive adventure year on year. Now the Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s magical stage show journeys back to London’s The Peacock to charm both young and old for its 22nd consecutive year, from 21 November 2019 – 5 January 2020. Based on the much-loved film and book, the enchanting stage adaptation features exquisite dancing, magic and live music, including the unforgettable classic Walking in the Air. Continue reading The Snowman

Acosta Danza back in London

Sadler’s Wells International Associate Company Acosta Danza returns to the UK this month for a national tour of its latest programme Evolution, co-produced by Sadler’s Wells and Valid Productions. Following the UK premiere at Norwich Theatre Royal, Evolution tours to the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, Birmingham Hippodrome and Sadler’s Wells, from 18 – 23 November. Continue reading Acosta Danza back in London