Tag Archives: Richmond Theatre

Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile – Northern Ballet: Richmond Theatre, 9 June 2015

Bread and Butterfly When this Madame Butterfly started it looked so much like an opera production that it was something of a jolt when the performers suddenly broke out into pirouettes rather than bursting into song. But it proved to … Continue reading

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Preview: Northen Ballet – Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile: Richmond Theatre, 9-10 June 2015

A bit of Butterfly flutters muttering by Leeds-based Northern Ballet is not only one of the UK’s finest ballet companies but also one of the world’s – in 2014 they won Best Company at the European Taglioni Ballet Awards. They’ve … Continue reading

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Swan Lake – Moscow City Ballet: Richmond Theatre, London, 6 February 2013

What have you done for me lakely? It has to be said that Moscow City Ballet’s Swan Lake is a decent production with plenty of good dancing (especially from the female corps in the two lake scenes) and some lovely … Continue reading

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the Talent 2013 – BalletBoyz: Richmond Theatre, London, 23 January 2013

All growing up Although they’ve always taken their work very seriously and their ability has never been in question, the BalletBoyz dedication to accessibility in the digital age has occasionally left them coming across a little superficially as a concept … Continue reading

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Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures – Matthew Bourne: Richmond Theatre, 31 May 2012

On your marks, get set, go This fun selection of three of Matthew Bourne’s earliest works demonstrate that he’d pretty much hit on his winning formula from the off. Present here is the charming pastiche, the heavily stylised characterisations, the … Continue reading

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Swan Lake/The Nutcracker – Moscow City Ballet: Richmond Theatre, 19 & 20 January 2012

Let’s hear it for the girls The bright and colourful Moscow City Ballet breezed into Richmond with two of their most popular shows: Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. Thursday’s Swan Lake saw the elegant Liliya Orekhova floating gracefully into the … Continue reading

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