Scottish Ballet: The Crucible with Ten Poems

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Dates:
Fri 3 & Sat 4 October 2014
Venue:
Festival Theatre
Times:
Evenings 7.30pm
Prices:
from £20.50*

A unique opportunity to see two iconic and emotionally charged texts brought to life through breathtaking performances from Scottish Ballet’s extraordinarily athletic and expressive dancers.

WORLD PREMIERE
The Crucible (2014)
Choreographer: Helen Pickett

Based on Arthur Miller’s 1953 Tony award-winning play, Pickett’s second creation for Scottish Ballet layers rich, evocative characterisations in a story of opposites robed in sexual sin, translating this incredible dramatisation of the Salem witch trials with her inimitable style of dance language. This chilling tale of innocent people destroyed by a malicious rumour will captivate you with its spellbinding sensuality and capacity to provoke and question.

 

UK PREMIERE
Ten Poems (2009)
Choreographer: Christopher Bruce

Set to an emotive recording of ten Dylan Thomas poems read by Welsh actor Richard Burton, Ten Poems builds on the melodic rhythm of the famous prose, loved as much for their musicality as for their themes of lost innocence, nostalgia for childhood, and death. Christopher Bruce, one of Britain’s most prolific and important choreographers, brings each one to life with exquisite vignettes of story and character.

* A booking fee of 75p is charged per ticket for online, phone and postal bookings.  Maximum charge of £3 for phone and postal bookings.  For bookings of 8 or more, call 0131 529 6005 where no booking fees apply.  Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund.  An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets

Discounts

Friends £5 off Fri | £3 off Sat

Groups (8+) £3 off
Only available by calling Group Sales on 0131 529 6005 (Mon to Fri 11am-6pm)

Concessions £3 off
Excl. Opening Night & Fri/Sat eves

Schools (10+) Pupils £8.50. 1 teacher free with every 10 pupils.
Excl. Fri/Sat eves. Only available by calling Group Sales on 0131 529 6005 (Mon to Fri 10am-6pm)

Young Scot / Student Standby £10 ticket on the day of the performance after midday.
Subject to availability with valid I.D.


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