Why See American Ballet Theatre - La Bayadere?
An unbreakable love
A sumptuous and grand spectacle, La Bayadere is one of the classical canon's most passionate and dramatic tales featuring a central romance as furious as Romeo and Juliet and tragedy as shocking as Macbeth.
First created in 1877, this version from Natalia Makarova was first danced by the American Ballet Theatre in 1980 and has become of the consumate productions, known all over the world.
Featuring one of classical ballet's most beloved and bewitching excepts that introduces the world of the ghostly maidens, 'The Kingdom of the Shades', this supernatural love story never fails to dazzle and thrill!
Opening night: 29 May 2018
Suitable for ages 12+
162 minutes in three acts; Act 1- 59:00 Act 2- 45:00 Act 3- 18:00
Cast and Creative
Choreography by Natalia Makarova after Marius Petipa
Music by Ludwig Minkus, specially arranged by John Lanchbery
Set by PierLuigi Samaritani
Costumes by Theoni V. Aldredge
Lighting by Toshiro Ogawa
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