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The Prince of the Pagodas

A dying emperor, a wicked sister, a strange journey under the sea led by a Prince who has been turned into a salamander. Sounds like your kind of thing? 481 more words


Prince of the Pagodas - Birmingham Royal Ballet: London Coliseum, 26 March 2014


The ability to turn a single person into a salamander is a strange sort of magic to possess but that’s the talent Empress Épine harbours in… 547 more words


Birmingham Royal Ballet Wow Sunderland With Witty Trio

Have you ever described a ram as beautiful, laughed at a flea or cried at a zebra? No, me neither; until watching Birmingham Royal Ballet’s stunning performance of Still Life at the Penguin Café – as part of a fun programme of three ballets at the Sunderland Empire Theatre on Friday evening. 585 more words


Aladdin the Ballet

This past weekend, I went to the Houston Ballet at the Wortham Center for their latest production, Aladdin. When I first saw the promotions for this show, I knew I had to go. 182 more words

Girl About Town

PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS at Birmingham Hippodrome

David Bintley’s beautifully insightful choreography, Benjamin Britten’s haunting and mesmerising music, Rae Smith’s exquisite design and Peter Teigen’s perfectly complimentary lighting make the PRINCE OF THE PAGODAS the most interesting and the most enjoyable ballet I have seen by Birmingham Royal Ballet at the Birmingham Hippodrome. 176 more words


A Miraculous ALADDIN from Houston Ballet

There are moments in life when, if we are very lucky, we find ourselves in the presence of artistic brilliance of such a high order that the stunning result seems almost beyond comprehension. 763 more words