Tuesday, 7th November 2023 - 7:15pm
Tickets: £15.50, Regal Theatre Friends £15.00, Film Society members/Students/ES40s £13, under 14s £10
Acosta/Petipa DON QUIXOTE
The Royal Ballet LIVE from The Royal Opera House
Teeming with comedy, wit and an abundance of bravura choreography, Carlos Acosta’s production brings the Spanish heat and romance of Cervantes’ classic novel to life.
Don Quixote, based on Miguel de Cervantes’ epic novel of the same name, regales the adventures of the eccentric nobleman Don Quixote and his faithful squire Sancho Panza, as they help to bring a vivacious young couple, Kitri and Basilio, together. This energetic 19th Century ballet is enlivened by Ludwig Minkus’ spirited score and is a wonderful showcase for the virtuosity of The Royal Ballet’s Principal dancers. Created for The Royal Ballet a decade ago, Carlos Acosta’s exuberant production brings the sunshine and charm of Spain to the stage with Tim Hatley’s characterful designs.
Running time: 210 minutes, including two intervals.
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