CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
The rising stars of The Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artists programme present Xavier Montsalvatge's delightful El gato con botas. Based on Charles Perrault's well-known fairytale, the opera follows the adventures of a wily cat who decides to transform the fortunes of his impoverished master. It is performed alongside Berio's Folk Songs. The production is a highlight of Meet the Young Artists Week at the Royal Opera House, which provides a chance to see the future faces of opera in the intimate settings of the Linbury Studio Theatre. The week's activities also include a diverse programme of free recitals and a chance to meet the Artists in person. Running time: approx. 1hr 25mins (with one interval). Sung in German and Russian DirectorPedro Ribeiro.DesignSimon Bejer.LightingWarren Letton.