Birmingham Royal Ballet — The Tempest Tickets
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Immerse yourself in a magical world. Birmingham Royal Ballet's Artistic Director 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 will be shown alongside Birmingham Royal Ballet's Shakespeare Triple Bill.
Running time2 hrs 20 mins (including one 25 min interval)
Performance dates13 - 15 Oct 2016. Thu - Sat at 7.30pm, Sat at 2.30pm.
Under 5s are not admitted to this event. Pre-show talk: Fri 14 Oct, 6.30pm. Learn more about the pieces in the show from the people behind the scenes and on the stage. This pre-performance talk will explain the ideas, thoughts and hard work behind the making of David Bintley's new ballet The Tempest. Takes place in the auditorium. Free and open to same day ticket holders.
Audio described performance: Saturday 15 October 2.30pm Audio Describers: Jonathan Nash and Julia Grundy from Sightlines.
Touch Tour: Saturday 15 October 10am - 12.15pm. This event is suitable for those who are blind or partially sighted.