An outstanding adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless play that features breathtaking choreography danced by some of the finest dancers around. This vibrant and dramatic production features Mendelssohn’s joyous music, choreography by the company’s Artistic Director Darius James and critically acclaimed costumes by Welsh Designer Yvonne Greenleaf.
The Queen of the Fairies Titania, and Puck the mischievous messenger, inhabit the supernatural fairy kingdom. Bottom and his boot wearing “Rude Mechanicals” present their famous play Pyramus and Thisbe. And finally, the lovers, caught in a thrilling web of mistaken identity and confusion finally find their way through the Athenian forest to an unforgettable and joyous reconciliation.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare
Music by Felix Mendelssohn
Choreography Darius James and the Dancers of the Company
Costume Design Yvonne Greenleaf
Nominated Best Dance Production 2013 at the Theatre Critics of Wales Awards.
A Ballet Cymru, Riverfront Theatre co-production.
ABOUT BALLET CYMRU: Ballet Cymru is committed to innovation in dance and classical ballet, and to the highest standard of collaboration with choreographers, designers, composers, and musicians.
Winners: Critics’ Circle National Dance Award in 2006.
Nomination: Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Best Independent Company 2012.
2 Nominations: Best Dance Production at the Theatre Critics of Wales Awards in 2013.
Winners: Best Large Scale Dance Production at the Theatre Critics of Wales Awards in 2014.
Please note that the Coal Orchard carpark will be closed on Friday 23 June because of the international cricket match taking place at the Somerset County Cricket Ground. Please ensure you allow additional time when traveling to the Brewhouse on this date as traffic disruptions are expected.
23–24 June 2017
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