Why See American Ballet Theatre: Shakespeare Celebration?
The acclaimed American Ballet Theatre presents two of Shakespeare's best-loved works - The Dream and The Tempest - in this special double bill production celebrating the iconic writer's 450th birthday.
The Dream features choreography by Frederick Ashton and is a one-act retelling of Shakespeare's bohemian classic, A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The Tempest is a beautiful presentation of this dark and brooding masterpiece, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky and with music by Jean Sibelius.
Opening night: 30 June 2014
Suitable for audiences of all ages
Cast and Creative
CreativeThe Dream's creative team includes:
Choreography by Frederick Ashton
Staged by Anthony Dowell with Christopher Carr
Music by Felix Mendelssohn
Set by David Walker
Costumes by David Walker
Lighting by John B. Read
The Tempest's creative team includes:
Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Music by Jean Sibelius
Set by Santo Loquasto
Costumes by Santo Loquasto
Lighting by Robert Wierzel
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