REVIEW: Birmingham Royal Ballet: Curated by Carlos Acosta, Sadler’s Wells

This trio of works uses ballet to highlight important themes but it feels slightly flat. Combining elements of classical ballet but transforming them for a modern audience with contemporary ideas, this carefully curated selection of works is suitably atmospheric and thought provoking – but somehow feels a bit flat and as though it is missing… Read More

REVIEW: La Fille Mal Gardée, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House

Marianela Nuñez and Carlos Acosta make for a beautiful partnership in this 2005 production of Frederick Ashton’s ballet. Exquisitely performed, Frederick Ashton’s La Fille Mal Gardée is a real joy to watch from start to finish as it takes the audience through the love story of Lise, the daughter of Widow Simone, and Colas, a… Read More

REVIEW: Carlos Acosta: A Celebration, Royal Albert Hall

Covering all aspects of his career, this performance  celebrating Carlos Acosta’s thirty years in dance was mesmerising from beginning to end.  From the quiet and understated performance of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Mermaid all the way through to Carlos Acosta’s passionate and dramatic interpretation of Carmen, this celebration of the dancer and choreographer’s rich and varied… Read More

NEWS: Live At Zédel Winter Season Announced

Featuring 110 shows across the season at the Crazy Coqs, Live at Zédel’s winter season will feature a mixture of stars from the worlds of music, cabaret,jazz, comedy and theatre.  With cabaret and live music at the heart of its programme, the Winter Season at Crazy Coqs at the Brasserie Zédel in the heart of Piccadilly Circus… Read More

NEWS: Programme Announced for Carlos Acosta: A Celebration at the Royal Albert Hall

Marking the internationally acclaimed dancer’s 30 year career, the programme for Carlos Acosta’s upcoming performances at the Royal Albert Hall has been announced.  Performing at the Royal Albert Hall from the 2nd to the 5th October, Carlos Acosta has confirmed the programme that he will be performing alongside his company Acosta Danza for four performances only. The… Read More

NEWS: Carlos Acosta to Celebrate 30 Years in Dance with Performances at the Royal Albert Hall

It has been announced that the renowned dancer will return to the London stage in October to celebrate 30 years as a professional dancer.  Having retired from classical ballet in 2016, Carlos Acosta will return to the London stage  this autumn to perform a mixed bill at the Royal Albert Hall from 2nd to 5th October 2018. The programme… Read More

PREVIEW: Guys & Dolls, UK Tour, New Victoria Theatre

Gamblers, gangsters and singers – what more could you want in a musical? The UK touring production (currently also available to see in the West End) of Guys & Dolls arrives in Woking from the 26th to the 30th July.  Starring West End star Richard Fleeshman, Hollywood’s Maxwell Caulfield and West End star Louise Dearman,  Guys… Read More

NEWS: Rebel Wilson to Star as Miss Adelaide

It has been confirmed that Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson will be playing the role of Miss Adelaide in the London production of Guys and Dolls from the 28th June – for a limited season only.  The actress will join the cast as the bubbly Miss Adelaide for eight weeks, from the 28th June to the… Read More

PREVIEW: Carlos Acosta: The Classical Farewell @Royal Albert Hall

Sadler’s Wells and the Royal Albert Hall have announced that Carlos Acosta will bid farewell to classical ballet in a series of concerts at the Royal Albert Hall from the 3rd to the 7th October.  The Classical Farewell will present highlights from the acclaimed ballet dancer’s career, as well as marking the final time that audiences… Read More

REVIEW: Guys & Dolls, Savoy Theatre

This classic musical is given a fantastic revival in this Chichester Festival Theatre transfer that is light and bubbly throughout.  With fantastic music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, a great story based on the book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows and you have got one heck of a cure for the January blues. Nathan… Read More