What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation…
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Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men. Unknown to him, it’s…
‘Something wicked this way comes’ Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to…
Captured live on stage, a recorded performance of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof comes to our screen on Thu 22 February 2018. Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat On A…
Celebrate the end of 2017 with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s glittering New Year’s Eve Gala Concert broadcast live from Berlin and conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, with star guest Joyce DiDonato.…
On 14 November 1987, a promising conductor called Simon Rattle made his Berliner Philharmoniker debut with Gustav Mahler’s Sixth Symphony. Looking back Rattle says, I felt that I was finding…
Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman
Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley, David Calder and David Morrissey star
A co-production with English National Opera, this clever vision of the battle of the sexes is set in a carnivalesque environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island.
James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem
For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous version of the Cinderella story comes to the Met in this imaginative storybook production
Based on a story by Voltaire, this rarely performed tragic opera reveals The Barber of Seville composer Giaochino Rossini in a whole new light.
The world’s most popular opera returns with an exciting young cast in Franco Zeffirelli’s legendary production.
Charmingly staged by Bartlett Sher, Donizetti’s beloved masterpiece combines deft comic timing with touching emotional depth.
Puccini’s thrilling Tosca is a story of love, terror, the abuse of power, and the unquenchable longing for freedom.
Marking the centenary year of the composer’s Leonard Bernstein’s birth, The Royal Ballet celebrates the dynamic range and danceability of Bernstein’s music.
Verdi’s opera on Shakespeare’s tragedy is conducted by Antonio Pappano, with a magnificent cast including Anna Netrebko
Kenneth Macmillan’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet
The Royal Ballet creates a new production of the beloved ballet
The Royal Ballet’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance
Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace.
Bizet’s classic French opera stars Anna Goryachova in Barrie Kosky’s intense production
David Mcvicar’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s potent and tragic Opera is conducted by Alexander Joel
A young girl’s enchanted present leads her on a wonderful Christmas adventure in this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score
Christopher Luscombe (Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing), returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to tackle Shakespeare’s greatest comedy.