Birmingham Royal Ballet: The Tempest

@ Sunderland Empire

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20 October 2016 - 22 October 2016

7.30pm (matinee performances available)

£30.65 - £32.65

Immerse yourself in a magical world. David Bintley’s new ballet conjures Prospero’s magical isle from Shakespeare’s late masterpiece into a spellbinding new work of ballet theatre.

At once enchanting and elemental The Tempest is a powerful story of a man determined to right past wrongs by all means in his power. This creative collaboration with acclaimed composer Sally Beamish, and designer Rae Smith (The Prince of the Pagodas, War Horse) intertwines themes of love, loyalty, and loss, punctuated by a comic duo, more than one dastardly conspiracy and a spectacular danced masque featuring gods and spirits.

The Tempest promises to be the dance event of 2016 – an unforgettable experience.

Music Sally Beamish
Choreography David Bintley
Designs Rae Smith

Supported by The Patrick Trust, David and Sandra Burbidge, and Birmingham Royal Ballet’s New Work Syndicate and Director’s Appeal

FREE Audience Open Day – Sat 22 October 12pm – 2pm – A unique chance to have fun, get involved and peek behind the scenes, Audience Open Days are free to all matinee ticket holders!

Image of Jenna Roberts by Zena Holloway

Venue
Sunderland Empire
High Street West
Sunderland
Tyne and Wear
SR1 3EX

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