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Royal Ballet Live - Like Water for Chocolate

Thursday 19 7.00pmJanuary


Ventnor Arts Club

(former Nat West Bank)
13 High Street
PO38 1RZ

01983 857060

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Royal Ballet Live - Like Water for Chocolate


Like water for chocolate

A modern Mexican classic of magic realism provides the basis for The Royal Ballet’s new full-length work, reuniting Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon with the creative team who transformed Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Winter’s Tale into dance, composer Joby Talbot and designer Bob Crowley.

Journey into Laura Esquivel’s captivating family saga where the central character’s emotions spill out through cooking to influence everyone around her in startling and dramatic ways. In this co-production with American Ballet Theatre, Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra acts as musical consultant for Talbot’s newly commissioned score, with Wheeldon working closely with Esquivel to reshape her richly layered story as an entertaining and engrossing new ballet.

Nominated for the FEDORA VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Prize for Ballet 2020

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