A very excited audience gathered at the wonderful Leeds Playhouse to see David Nixon’s ballet adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ 18th-century highly-seductive novel, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons), on the opening night.
For Birmingham Royal Ballet’s homecoming season at Birmingham Hippodrome, audiences will be treated to Kenneth MacMillan’s passionate Romeo and Juliet choreography and Prokofiev’s glorious score in this enduringly popular, classic interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Performances at Plymouth Theatre Royal take place later in October.
The Edinburgh International Festival, running from 7-29 August, has announced its 2021 programme which features over 170 classical and contemporary music, theatre, opera, dance and spoken word performances, including 15 new commissions and premieres.
Here comes the sun, here comes some form of normality and most importantly, Here Come The Boys. In their West End transfer, following a successful UK tour, four of Strictly’s favourite boys take to the stage to showcase their impeccable dance skills and take us on a journey of styles and music.
After the past year, you can certainly do a lot worse than Here Come The Boys in terms of sheer entertainment in this fun, slick evening.
A superb hour of movies and dance, with a fun concept and brilliant choreography – Aljaž & Janette are absolutely in their element in Remembering the Oscars.
Cathy Marston’s ballet Victoria has been made available for audiences to watch at home until 20 March 2021.
Yes, Covid has changed all of our lives — probably forever. At the very least, we will never take the freedoms we used to have – to travel, to meet friends, to socialise in public spaces and gather indoors to watch live performances and other events – ever again.
Inventive and thoughtful dance piece Identity explores what we see if we take our ‘masks’ off and allows ourselves to be us and not what society expects.
Despite Coronavirus, 25-year-old award-nominated actor Beaux Harris continues to dance her way through lockdown and is encouraging others to keep going through her Instagram page and online dance classes, suitable for all age groups.
Welcome to our first 2021 round-up of digital shows available for you to watch in the next few weeks.
From large-scale musicals to Zoom experiences, student showcases to the Bard, film and comedy, children’s theatre to audio pieces, storytelling to…
Having had its run of live performances cut short, thank goodness the English National Ballet recorded Nutcracker Delights, this gorgeous scaled back treat for audiences to enjoy at home.
Here are Shane Morgan’s picks of how 2020 in theatre has continued to do what it does best: transporting us by engaging the heart, mind and soul.
Integral to the festive Birmingham experience, the chance to watch this delightful production of The Nutcracker from home is a rare silver lining in an otherwise troubled month for the performing arts.
As part of the Royal Albert Hall’s 150th anniversary celebrations New Adventures and the Royal Albert Hall have announced that Matthew Bourne’s multi-award-winning dance thriller The Car Man will play 14 performances only at the venue from 17-27 June 2021. Casting to be announced soon. These will be the only performances of the show in the UK in 2021.
We step outside and start to dance is a new immersive audio experience – now available – written by award-winning North East playwright Alison Carr.
The winners of the Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard were announced in a special ITV programme filmed at The London Palladium, and on Official London Theatre’s YouTube channel.
Dance musical Wait for Me beautifully captures life as seen through the eyes of one couple and the angels who bring them together.
Without pieces of art like Wait For Me – and this mixes music, theatre, ballet, cinema, storytelling and production – the world would be a far lonelier place.
The winners of this year’s Oliver Awards 2020 with Mastercard will be announced on 25 October 2020 in a special programme hosted by Jason Manford and broadcast on ITV and Magic Radio.