The Royal Ballet

Thursday3May

Manon

Church Stretton School

Church Stretton , SY6 6EX

Manon Lescaut is a beautful young woman who falls prey to the moral corruption of 18th-century Paris. Kenneth MacMillan brings Manon's story vividly to life with his ballet, which evokes the brutality and decadence described in Abbé Prévst's infamous novel, as well as the feckless character of Manon herself - torn between love for the poet Des Grieux and her desire for money and attention. The cast of complex characters includes the callous Monsieur GM, the swaggering Jailer, Manon's roguish brother Lescaut and his coquettish Mistress, but at the ballet's heart are the duets MacMillan created for Manon and Des Grieux, which are among the most emotionally intense and erotically charged ever choreographed.

Tickets Adult: £12.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
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Tuesday12Jun

Swan Lake

Church Stretton School

Church Stretton , SY6 6EX

For the first time ever the world's most loved ballet Swan Lake is being presented Live from the city where it was created - and by the company which produces many of the greatest dance stars. (Pavlova, Nureyev, Barishnikov - many more). This special event - celebrating 275 years since Russian ballet began - will be available for cinema audiences across the globe to enjoy live. The "genius" of Tchaikovsky's incredible score and the "genius" of the choreography of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov bring you the version of Swan Lake the world loves. Lyrical, mysterious and dramatic, the Mariinsky create an imaginary world where Prince Siegfried and the swan-princess Odette affirm their love for each other, conquering the forces of evil. Tchaikovsky's ravishing music combines with peerless choreography showing the Mariinsky's famed corps de ballet in all its beauty. Starring Ekaterina Kondaurova in the classic role of Odette/Odile.

Tickets Adult: £12.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:15

Enquiries
01694 722209

Extra Event Information
Book your pre-theatre meals in THE PLACE restaurant and reserve seats at the Theatre. Sample our fantastic meal prepared by our award winning chef. Two course meal with wine or soft drink £15.00 Essential to pre-book theatre meals to save disappointment 01694 722209

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