The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale

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Screened as part of the 2018 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season. From the Royal Opera House.

Christopher Wheeldon, Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance The Winter’s Tale for The Royal Ballet in 2014. Building on the success of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale received ecstatic praise at its premiere, acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for its intelligent, distinctive and emotionally powerful story, told through exquisite dance. It is now widely judged to be a modern ballet classic.

The story follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child and a seemingly hopeless love. Yet, through remorse and regret – and after a seemingly miraculous return to life – the ending is one of forgiveness and reconciliation. With powerful designs by Bob Crowley and atmospheric music by Joby Talbot, The Winter’s Tale is a masterful modern narrative ballet.

 

Dates & Times

  • Dates

    08 Apr 2018 - 08 Apr 2018
  • Time

    11 AM
  • Price

    R100

Cast & Creative

  • Cast

    • Tom SeligmanConductor
    • Lauren CuthbertsonHermione
    • Ryoichi HiranoLeontes
    • Sarah LambPerdita
    • Vadim MuntagirovFlorizel
    • Laura MoreraPaulina
    • Matthew BallPolixenes
  • Creative

    • Christopher WheeldonChoreography
    • Joby TalbotMusic
    • Bob CrowleyDesigner
    • Natasha KatzLighting designer

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