In the 1920s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring ’20s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!
Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a legend in her own time, returns to the Met as the Prioress.
Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug. The double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet.
Stratford Festival on Film Shakespeare’s The Tempest directed by Antoni Cimolino Located in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, the Stratford Festival is North America’s largest classical repertory theatre company. In Shakespeare’s great drama of loss and reconciliation, a long-deposed ruler uses magical arts to bring within her power the enemies who robbed her of her throne and marooned (more…)
The Absent Hand: Reimagining our American Landscape Book Reading with Author Suzannah Lessard Friday, June 28, 2019 at 7pm – Free & Open to the Public! The Absent Hand (Countpoint Press) on sale March 12, 2019. Copies to be available at the TSL Book Space. Following her bestselling The Architect of Desire, Suzannah Lessard returns with a (more…)
National Theatre Live Small Island adapted by Helen Edmundson based on the novel by Andrea Levy Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey (more…)