Royal Ballet: Frankenstein

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Palace Opera & Ballet

Royal Ballet: Frankenstein

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 03 July 2016

New Production! The world premiere of Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett’s new full-length ballet, inspired by Mary Shelley’s gothic masterpiece. A story of betrayal, curiosity, life, death and, above all, love, it has inspired Scarlett (known for ballets that marry highly expressive movement, sophisticated musical response and dark psychological depth) to explore the morality of human nature and our need to find a place in the world. For this exciting new ballet he has returned to the music of Lowell Liebermann, commissioning a brand new score.

Conductor: Koen Kessels
Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Cast: TBC
Music: Lowell Liebermann
Choreography: Liam Scarlett
Designs: John McFarlane

Captured live from Covent Garden, London, 25 April 2016 and screened at Riverside.

Please Note: In Act I scene 3, approximately 33 minutes in, there are two pyrotechnics effects. In Act I scene 5, approximately 44 minutes in, there are strobes and more pyrotechnics effects. Towards the end of Act III, there is a gunshot.

Download a PDF version of the Royal Ballet: Frankenstein cast sheet here: Royal Ballet: Frankenstein Cast Sheet

Download a Word version of the Royal Ballet: Frankenstein cast sheet here: Royal Ballet: Frankenstein Cast Sheet

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Palace Films

Dates & Times:
Sunday 3 July 1pm

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Approximately 3 hours 23 minutes (Including interval)

Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $22
Sidekicks Concession $19
Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $15
Child Under 16 $15

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