Details

One of ballet's most famous works with some of its best known music. It is Siegfried's birthday and his mother gives him a crossbow and an ultimatum to get married! After the party and finding himself alone he goes hunting. The evil magician Rothbart (half man half bird) keeps beautiful women as swans on the lake - but by night they resume human form. Siegfried is bewitched by Odette, a Princess and one of the Swans. She explains their plight to Siegfried and says the spell can only be broken by someone who'll love her truly for ever. He swears to do so but Odette returns to being a swan as Rothbart's powers are so strong. Siegfried returns to the palace and his mother presents him with a string of women from whom to chose his bride - Rothbart arrives with his daughter Odile disguised as Odette and Siegfried agrees to marry her - only then realising his mistake as Odile reviles him for breaking his vow to Odette. Siegfried returns to the lake and begs Odette to forgive him - then fights Rothbart whom he kills - and the swans are released from the spell. This production is the acclaimed All Male version of the famous ballet. The story is modernised from the traditional version.

Cast/Performers

Jose Tirado (Swan), Jason Piper (Swan), Christopher Marney (Prince), Neil Westmoreland (Prince), Nicola Tranah (Queen), Oxana Panchenko (Queen), Adam Rutherford, Alan Mosley, Ashley Bain, Ben Dixon, Candice Evans, Chris Keerie, Cody Choi, David Rhys, Dominic North, Elizabeth Mischler, Emma Brown, Francesco D'Astici, Gavin Persand, Glenn Graham, Heather Regis Duncan, Hendrick January, Irad Timberlake, Joe Colassanti, Kirsty Mather, Lauriane Delteil, Leigh Daniels, Maryam Pourian, Nik Kafetzakis, Peter Furness, Pia Driver, Rain de Rye Barrett, Sam Plant, Shaun Walters, Simon Humphrey, Simon Karaiskos, Simon Williams, Sophia Hurdley, Tracy Bradley

Creatives/Company

Music: Tchaikovsky
Producer(s): Clear Channel Entertainment, Sadler's Wells (in association with New Adventures)
Choreographer: Matthew Bourne
Design: Lez Brotherston
Lighting: Rick Fisher
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Swan Lake

Swan Lake (Dance or ballet) production archive for QTIX code T95453810. Details of all Swan Lake archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S962

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Sadler's Wells Theatre
Inner London
Greater London
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27 Nov 04
Birmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham
West Midlands
19 Nov 04
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20 Nov 04
New Theatre
Oxford
Oxfordshire
31 May 04
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5 Jun 04
Liverpool Empire Theatre
Liverpool
Merseyside
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29 May 04
Opera House
Manchester
Greater Manchester
12 Apr 04
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18 Apr 04
New Theatre
Oxford
Oxfordshire

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