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RECENT EVENTS - Strictly Gershwin

Thursday 9 June - Sunday 19 June 2011

Strictly Gershwin

'sleek and hugely enjoyable' The Times, 2008

Strictly Gershwin is a dazzling homage to George Gershwin, the big band era and the razzmatazz of the thirties.

Gershwin's famously sassy tunes adapted by Gareth Valentine and Derek Deane's sensational choreography conjure up the Silver Screen genius of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

The dancers of English National Ballet will be joined by special guests and a live jazz orchestra for this fabulous in the round dance spectacular.

Strictly Gershwin is guaranteed to get your toes tapping and your spirits soaring!

Gershwin greats including
An American in Paris
Rhapsody in Blue
Strike up the Band
Someone to Watch over Me
'S Wonderful
Shall We Dance
I Got Rhythm

. . . and many more!


Guest Artists

Tamara Rojo: 9, 10, 11 (evening and matinee) and 12 (matinee) June
Friedemann Vogel: first 8 performances
Guillaume Côté: 9, 10, 11 (evening and matinee) and 12 (matinee) June

Principal Guest Singer: Maria Friedman
Guest Pianist: Jonathan Scott
Guest Tappers: Douglas Mills and Paul Robinson

Guest Ballroom Artists 
Bryan Watson
and Carmen
Rachid Malki
and Anna Suprun
Jake Davies
and Ivana Ostrowski
and the Maida Vale Singers

Lighting Designer Howard Harrison
Costume Design Roberta Guidi di Bagno 
Ballroom Choreographer Peter Maxwell   

Running Times

                                     Evenings    Matinees

ACT ONE    Curtain up     7.30pm        2.30pm
                 Curtain down 8.35pm        3.35pm


ACT TWO   Curtain up     8.55pm        3.55pm
                 Curtain down 10.10pm      5.10pm




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