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Take a voyage to Bohemia with The Royal Ballet this March with Christopher Wheeldon’s production of The Winter’s Tale.
Wheeldon’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play features British Principals Lauren Cuthbertson and Ryoichi Hirano dancing the parts of Hermione and King Leontes, with Sarah Lamb and Vadim Muntagiro returning to the roles of Perdita and Florizel.
With designs by Bob Crowley, this production distils the essence of Shakespeare’s dramatic narrative, contrasting the stark, brooding atmosphere of King Leontes’ Sicilian court with the vivid colour and pastoral charm of Bohemia. Complete with colourful costumes and mesmerising stage effects, Wheeldon’s production is widely acclaimed as a modern classic, tracing an emotive journey of redemption and reconciliation as a compelling dance-drama.
Set to Joby Talbot’s eclectic score, The Winter’s Tale was created for The Royal Ballet in 2014, revived in 2016 and performed in Brisbane as part of the annual international tour in 2017. Nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance, the production won the 2014 Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Best Classical Choreography.
The next production in the 2017/18 ROH Live Cinema Season is The Royal Ballet’s Bernstein Centenary Triple Bill, featuring new work by Wayne McGregor and Christopher Wheeldon, alongside Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety.

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Village Walk Retirment Estate
24 Kirschner Road
Brentwood Park
South Africa

Sun 25 Mar 2018 at 3:00 PM (SAST)
Sun 25 Mar 2018 at 6:00 PM (SAST)

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