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Cleopatra is queen of ballet

Artistic director David Nixon OBE and composer Claude-Michel Schönberg worked together to come up with “Cleopatra,” a production that explores the life of one of the most powerful women in the world during her time. The captivating story debuted at the Theatre Royal Nottingham from 27th September to 1st October.

 

Northern Ballet’s Cleopatra – billed the must-see ballet of 2011 – is back on tour following a critically acclaimed debut in spring this year.

The remarkable story of one of the world’s best-known icons will be visiting the Theatre Royal Nottingham from 27th September to 1st October.

This new production is choreographed by artistic director David Nixon OBE to a score composed by celebrated composer Claude-Michel Schönberg, best known across the world for Les Misérables and Miss Saigon. Cleopatra explores the life of arguably the most powerful woman in the world in her time, and her passionate love affairs with Marc Antony and Julius Caesar.

via Cleopatra is queen of ballet – News – Retford Trader Guardian.

Went to see @northernballet Cleopatra in Notts tonight and it was, how can I say,I am speechless: Best ballet since R&J at the ROH 2 yrs ago
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