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THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET: THE FAIRY TALE SERIES COPPÉLIA

19th April 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

£15

WEDNESDAY 19 APRIL 2017

THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET: THE FAIRY TALE SERIES

COPPÉLIA

A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, Coppélia has everything a good story ballet should: a touch of enchantment, a dash of romance and masses of sumptuous costumes.

Swanilda and her merry boyfriend Franz live in a village with Dr Coppelius, a sinister magician and inventor who has created a beautiful doll that he sits on his balcony. One day Franz sees the doll, Coppélia, and becomes infatuated with her. Swanilda and her friends decide to explore Dr Coppelius’ house while he is out to see who the mysterious woman is, but he returns suddenly and Swanilda hides – pretending to be Coppélia. At the same time, the love struck Franz finds a ladder and climbs into Dr Coppelius’ house, who plans to steal his life force to animate his doll, pours Frank a drink with a sleeping draught in it. When Franz passes out, Coppelius brings out Coppélia so Swanilda pretends to be a doll coming to life. Coppelius is delighted – until Swanilda manages to wake Franz and they escape from the house and are married, sealing their love with a tender pas de deux. Sorcery and masquerade, romance and high jinks – this is the funniest, sunniest ballet you’ll see all year.

Café open from 5pm for dinner and drinks • £15 adult, £12 conc. • Performance 7pm • Duration 135 mins including 15 min interval • To book, please call 01768 868000 • Free parking • For live broadcasts, performances start promptly, so please arrive 20 minutes before. Latecomers will not be admitted.

ENCORE PERFORMANCE SUNDAY 23 APRIL 2PM 

Details

Date:
19th April 2017
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
£15
Website:
www.rheged.com

Organiser

Rheged
Phone:
01768 868000
Website:
www.rheged.com

Venue

Rheged
The Rheged Centre, Redhills
Penrith , Cumbria CA11 0DQ United Kingdom
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Phone:
01768 860008
Website:
www.rheged.com

 

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