London Coliseum

London Coliseum

Address:
London Coliseum
St Martin's Lane
London
WC2N 4ES

Directions:

(3mins) Take Cranbourn Street until St Martin’s Lane, where you head right until you reach the theatre.

Please note: the location shown on the map is an approximate location of the theatre. In the majority of cases the theatre will be marked on the map so please make sure you locate the exact location yourself. If the theatre is not shown on the map please make sure you locate the correct road name and take account of the directions.

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Carmen

Carmen

She creates a hunger in men.
But will it now consume her? Carmen is a searing depiction of a woman who craves love, but creates obsession and jealousy. One of the most popular operas ever written, Bizet’s score is bursting with passionate melodies and includes such famous numbers as the ‘Habanera’, ‘Toreador’s Song’ and ‘Flower Song’.

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Hairspray

Hairspray

Look who’s back! Don’t miss Michael Ball reprising his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray the Musical. The huge-hearted, smash-hit musical arrives at the magnificent London Coliseum from next April for a strictly limited 12-week season.

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Rusalka

Rusalka

Dvořák’s best-loved opera, Rusalka is inspired by myths and folk-tales about a water-nymph that chooses to become human to win her Prince. The opera displays Dvořák’s exceptional gift for melody and orchestration and features the beautiful aria ‘Song to the Moon’.

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Madam Butterfly

Madam Butterfly

A tender kiss can conceal the hardest of hearts. Anthony Minghella’s Olivier Award-winning production returns to the London Coliseum. His staging combines cinematic images and traditional Japanese theatre.

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Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s popular score played live. On a sparkling Christmas Eve in a frost-dusted Edwardian London, Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker doll discover a magical world, where she battles with the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger. As the air grows colder, Clara and her valiant Nutcracker take a hot air balloon ride across London to the glistening Land of Snow where her adventure really begins. From the sound of the orchestra tuning up, to the final bows and cheers, a trip to see the English National Ballet at the London Coliseum is an unforgettable Christmas treat.

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Le Corsaire - English National Ballet

Le Corsaire - English National Ballet

Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happiness on the high seas? English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire is “hugely enjoyable entertainment” (The Daily Telegraph). Expect a swashbuckling romp, full of thrilling dancing by an extraordinary cast of performers, with gorgeous decors and costumes created by Hollywood’s Bob Ringwood, all set to a romantic score played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic. English National Ballet is the only UK company to perform this classic story ballet. Their extravagant production, staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, has enthralled audiences and received rave reviews worldwide, including Paris and Tokyo. It returns to the London Coliseum following glorious performances in 2016.

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The Ballet Icons Gala

The Ballet Icons Gala

The annual Ballet Icons Gala in London has been organised by Ensemble Productions since 2006. The Gala’s programmes pay tribute to the traditions of the legendary Russian and other most prominent ballet schools and its legendary dancers who have been inspiring the ballet world and ballet lovers for centuries. The 2020 Gala will again become a highlight in the ballet lovers’ calendar featuring captivating classical masterpieces and exploring contemporary repertoire created by today’s leading choreographers world-wide.

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English National Ballet 70th Anniversary Gala

English National Ballet 70th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate the countless dancers, choreographers, artists, musicians, artisans, technicians and audience members who, over 70 years, have been a part of the English National Ballet family, as we and English National Ballet School come together for this once-in-a-lifetime event. In the first half, they present a non-stop programme of some of the most important, enjoyable and iconic works that make up English National Ballet’s history and ground-breaking repertoire.

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The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

Mozart’s comedy is a whirlwind of mistaken identities and twists and turns, taking place on a single crazy day – the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna. When their philandering master, Count Almaviva, is determined to bed Susanna before she is wed, Figaro and Susanna conspire with the rejected Countess to outwit him. General mayhem ensues, ending with the Count receiving a lesson in marital fidelity he’ll never forget. From the first notes of the bustling Overture, Mozart’s psychologically complex story portrays the women as wiser, shrewder and more civilised than the men.

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Luisa Miller

Luisa Miller

Shattering childhood dreams can break a life.

Verdi’s Luisa Miller is a complex web of love, intrigue and oppressive familial relationships, centred on the doomed love between Luisa and Rodolfo.

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Radio & Juliet / Faun / McGregor + Mugler

Radio & Juliet / Faun / McGregor + Mugler

On December 7th and 8th, hot on the heels of Gabrielle Chanel with Svetlana Zakharova, MuzArts presents a triple bill like no other – a rare and wonderful treat for ballet fans. The programme heralds the UK premiere of Edward Clug’s Radio & Juliet set to the music of Radiohead with the main parts performed by English National Ballet First Soloist Katja Khaniukova and Principal of the Mariinsky Ballet Denis Matvienko.

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