Bring the Family to Cape Town City Ballet's Fantasy-Filled TIN SOLDIER, Beg. Today

Bring the Family to Cape Town City Ballet's Fantasy-Filled TIN SOLDIER, Beg. Today

Don't miss the chance to bring your family to the ballet - Cape Town City Ballet's fantasy-filled new ballet The Tin Soldier opens at Artscape today 11 December.

The Tin Soldier, choreographed by Cape Town City Ballet's artistic director Robin van Wyk, guarantees perfect family entertainment during the upcoming festive season. It tells the tale of a little boy who receives a set of tin soldiers for Christmas, but one of the soldiers has a broken leg. At midnight the toys come to life and the Tin Soldier falls in love with a beautiful Ballerina, who lives in a glass castle. The evil Jack-in-the-Box kicks the Tin Soldier out of the toy room and he goes on a wonderful adventure where he meets cats, water-babies, fishermen and a flirtatious cook. The Tin Soldier is eventually returned to the little boy, who takes him to the toymaker to repair him. The Toymaker shows the little boy a magical place within the toyshop, where everything comes to life.

Presented at the Artscape Theatre Complex in Cape Town, this delightful new ballet forms part of Cape Town City Ballet's annual festive season productions, which will also include Belles and Beaux from 18 to 22 Dec, and Night & Day which will open on New Year's Eve 31 Dec and runs until 11 Jan 2014.

Bookings are at Computicket or Artscape-Dial-a-Seat on 021 421 7695. Tickets R 125 - R 225. Special discount packages available for groups of 10 or when booking for more than one of the three productions.

The Tin Soldier : 11 - 24 Dec 2013 at Artscape Opera House:

Wed 11 Dec @ 19h30 with CPO*

Fri 13 Dec @ 11h00 with soundtrack

Fri 13 Dec @ 19h30 with CPO

Sat 14 Dec @ 14h00 with CPO

Sat 14 Dec @ 19h30 with CPO

Sun 15 Dec @ 15h00 with CPO

Mon 23 Dec @ 19h30 with CPO

Tues 24 Dec @ 14h00 with soundtrack

*CPO = Cape Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal casting for The Tin Soldier:

11th Dec 19h30 Laura Bosenberg, Thomas Thorne

13th Dec 11h00 Elizabeth Nienaber , Ivan Boonzaaier

13th Dec 19h30 Angela Hansford, Daniel Szybkowski

14th Dec 14h00 Kirstel Jensen, Jesse Milligan

14th Dec 19h30 Laura Bosenberg, Thomas Thorne

15th Dec 15h00 Elizabeth Nienaber , Ivan Boonzaaier

23rd Dec 19h30 Angela Hansford, Daniel Szybkowski

24th Dec 14h00 Kirstel Jensen, Jesse Milligan

Cape Town City Ballet Festive Season:

The Tin Soldier : 11 - 24 December 2013, Artscape Opera House

Belles and Beaux : 18-22 December 2013, Artscape Opera House

Night & Day : 31 December 2013 - 11 January 2014, Artscape Theatre




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