Sadler's Wells News

Dance Adaptation of Children's Classic Returns to Sadler's WellsDance Adaptation of Children's Classic Returns to Sadler's Wells
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Prior to its international tour in 2018, award winning choreographer Jasmin Vardimon's adaptation of the classic fairy tale Pinocchio returns to Sadler's Wells this October. The critically acclaimed production, which premiered at the London theatre last autumn and went on to complete two successful UK tours, goes on to Blackpool's Grand Theatre immediately after its run in the capital. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rosie Kay Dance Company Brings 5 SOLDIERS: THE BODY IS THE FRONTLINE to Sadler's WellsPhoto Coverage: Rosie Kay Dance Company Brings 5 SOLDIERS: THE BODY IS THE FRONTLINE to Sadler's Wells
by Roy Tan - Sep 8, 2017

Sadler's Wells presents the return of 5 SOLDIERS at military drill hall, Yeomanry House, Bloomsbury, as part of a UK tour exclusively to military venues, in a significant new partnership with the British Army now through Saturday 9 September. BroadwayWorld has a look at the dancers below! (more...)

Book Now For ISHQ THE MUSICAL At Sadler's WellsBook Now For ISHQ THE MUSICAL At Sadler's Wells
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

London's first ever Anglo Punjabi Sufi musical, ISHQ, is brought to the stage by Serendip Productions, an international award-winning company from Pakistan. it plays at Sadler's Wells 7-9 September - book tickets here from £22.50 (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for Sufi Musical ISHQ at Sadler's WellsPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for Sufi Musical ISHQ at Sadler's Wells
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

This September, Ahsan Khan (Udaari, Mausam, Dastaan, Hum TV) and Rasheeda Ali (Anita and Me, Theatre Royal Stratford East; Crossing the Border, Channel 4) will take on the roles of love interests Ranjha and Heer alongside Adnan Jaffar (Jalaibee; Manto; Karachi: The Musical) who will play villain Kaido in new multicultural Sufi musical ISHQ at Sadler's Wells. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Ahsan Khan, Rasheeda Ali and Adnan Jaffar to Star in ISHQ at Sadler's WellsAhsan Khan, Rasheeda Ali and Adnan Jaffar to Star in ISHQ at Sadler's Wells
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Ahsan Khan (Udaari, Mausam, Dastaan, Hum TV) and Rasheeda Ali (Anita and Me, Theatre Royal Stratford East; Crossing the Border, Channel 4) will take on the roles of love interests Ranjha and Heer alongside Adnan Jaffar (Jalaibee; Manto; Karachi: The Musical) who will play villain Kaido in new multicultural Sufi musical ISHQ at Sadler's Wells this September. (more...)

BWW Review: Paco Pena's FLAMENCURA at Sadler's WellsBWW Review: Paco Pena's FLAMENCURA at Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Jane Vile - Aug 11, 2017

A flamenco show is always easy to spot when you take your seat at the theatre. The stage is stark except for a few unevenly placed chairs. The performers are left to do all the work here and that includes 75 year old Paco Peña along with his small but effective ensemble of singers, dancers and musicians. (more...)

BWW Review: TANGUERA, Sadler's WellsBWW Review: TANGUERA, Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Jane Vile - Jul 22, 2017

Tango sensation, Tanguera first premiered fifteen years ago in Buenos Aires promising an authentic take on the provocative and sensual spectacle with a thirty strong ensemble cast. Unlike the frequently seen Tango showcases of recent times, Tanguera tells a story. It sometimes chooses to drop and pick up the narrative to suit its cause however its depiction of La Boca and the journey we are taken through it's various neighbourhoods, cafes and brothels make it unique and universally enjoyable. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside Richard Alston Dance Company's Latest SeriesPhoto Flash: Take a Look Inside Richard Alston Dance Company's Latest Series
by Roy Tan - Jun 17, 2017

Richard Alston's newest creation comes to Sadler's Wells as part of a triple bill. Chacony is inspired by the richness and nobility of Henry Purcell's Chaconne, and Britten's tribute to it.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Returns to Sadler's Wells with RAINPhoto Coverage: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Returns to Sadler's Wells with RAIN
by Roy Tan - Jun 13, 2017

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's world-renowned company Rosas returns as part of our contemporary classics series, with her iconic piece, Rain. Check out our exclusive photo coverage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Scottish Ballet Returns to Sadler's Wells with EMERGENCEPhoto Coverage: Scottish Ballet Returns to Sadler's Wells with EMERGENCE
by Roy Tan - Jun 8, 2017

Scottish Ballet, Scotland's national ballet company returns with a double bill of two radically different, but equally powerful works. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steamy VOICES OF THE AMAZON Premieres in UKPhoto Flash: Steamy VOICES OF THE AMAZON Premieres in UK
by Roy Tan - Jun 4, 2017

The new dance/music show Voices of the Amazon, which will receive its UK premiere at Sadler's Wells in London from 4 to 8 July, is having a dress rehearsal at Stratford Circus Arts Centre this Friday 2 June and, ahead of this, they are going to run four of five scenes for us from3.30pm to 4.30pm. We would like to invite you to send a photographer to cover this. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Last Chance to See Akram Khan's DESH at Sadler's WellsPhoto Coverage: Last Chance to See Akram Khan's DESH at Sadler's Wells
by Roy Tan - Jun 1, 2017

This is your last chance to see Akram Khan perform his hugely popular tale of home and heritage, which first opened in 2011 to unanimous praise from the critics and now returns to Sadler's Wells for its final performances. (more...)

BWW Review: ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET'S EMERGING DANCER 2017 at Sadler's WellsBWW Review: ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET'S EMERGING DANCER 2017 at Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Jane Vile - May 30, 2017

English National Ballet's Emerging Dancer award is now in it's eighth year and this time was able to reach an even wider audience through a live streaming from Sadler's Wells Theatre which has had 50,000 views to date. Such an addition promoted this annual contest an even bigger opportunity for these young dancers to shine and demonstrate their capabilities in principal roles they have rarely, if ever, had the chance to dance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GHOST DANCES AND OTHER WORKS Returns to Sadler's WellsPhoto Coverage: GHOST DANCES AND OTHER WORKS Returns to Sadler's Wells
by Roy Tan - May 17, 2017

One of Rambert's most celebrated works returns to Sadler's Wells for the first time in 14 years. Ghost dancers stalk the stage in Christopher Bruce's masterpiece, created as a tribute to victims of oppression in South America. Day of the Dead celebrations and Latin American folk music are visually referenced in dances full of joy, sadness and compassion. (more...)

BWW Review: JAMES THIEREE - COMPAGNIE DU HANNETON, THE TOAD KNEW at Sadler's WellsBWW Review: JAMES THIEREE - COMPAGNIE DU HANNETON, THE TOAD KNEW at Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Broad - May 5, 2017

James Thierree's latest offering is an another polarising work from theatrical experimentalists Compagnie du Hanneton. Having previously presented work in London in 2007 and 2014, Thierree and co. are making their much anticipated return to Sadler's Wells to captivate and shock a fresh audience; it will certainly divide opinion. (more...)

Photo Coverage: James Thierree Brings Surreal Acrobatics to Sadler's Wells in THE TOAD KNEWPhoto Coverage: James Thierree Brings Surreal Acrobatics to Sadler's Wells in THE TOAD KNEW
by Roy Tan - May 4, 2017

Step into the wonderfully weird world of multi-talented performer and director James Thierree. Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, James Thierree returns with his latest critically acclaimed creation, featuring a seamless mix of mechanical marvels, music, surreal humour and acrobatic finesse. Scroll down for photos from the show below! (more...)

National Youth Dance Company Experience Workshop at Swindon DanceNational Youth Dance Company Experience Workshop at Swindon Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

National Youth Dance Company creates and performs innovative and influential dance, bringing together the most talent young dancers from across England to work intensively with Sadler's Wells world renowned Associate Artists and visiting companies. (more...)

Hip Hop Dance Theatre Festival BREAKIN' CONVENTION Coming to DCPA This FallHip Hop Dance Theatre Festival BREAKIN' CONVENTION Coming to DCPA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents Sadler's Wells' critically acclaimed international hip hop dance theatre festival, BREAKIN' CONVENTION, November 4-5 with a special student matinee on Friday, November 3 at 11 a.m at The Buell Theatre and around the Denver Performing Arts Complex. (more...)

Jeremy Irons to Narrate VOICES OF THE AMAZON at Sadler's WellsJeremy Irons to Narrate VOICES OF THE AMAZON at Sadler's Wells
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Sisters Grimm are delighted that Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning Jeremy Irons has agreed to narrate their new show, VOICES OF THE AMAZON, a passionate dance musical from the heart of Brazil. (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 SeasonSadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Sadler's Wells' new season features a world first for artistic research (more...)

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