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Rusalka

Rusalka

Dvořák’s best-loved opera, Rusalka is inspired by myths and folk-tales about a water-nymph that chooses to become human to win her Prince.

The opera displays Dvořák’s exceptional gift for melody and orchestration and features the beautiful aria ‘Song to the Moon’.

Booking from: Saturday, 28th March 2020
Booking until: Wednesday, 15th April 2020
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Running time: 3 More Info
Orphée

Orphée

Don’t hide within yourself. Let love save you.

Following Satyagraha and the Olivier Award-winning Akhnaten, ENO’s association with Philip Glass continues with a new production of Orphée.

Booking from: Friday, 15th November 2019
Booking until: Friday, 29th November 2019
Running time: 2 More Info
Carmen

Carmen

She creates a hunger in men.
But will it now consume her?

Carmen is a searing depiction of a woman who craves love, but creates obsession and jealousy. One of the most popular operas ever written, Bizet’s score is bursting with passionate melodies and includes such famous numbers as the ‘Habanera’, ‘Toreador’s Song’ and ‘Flower Song’.

Booking from: Wednesday, 29th January 2020
Booking until: Thursday, 27th February 2020
Matinees: 3pm
Evenings: 7pm
Running time: 2 More Info
Madam Butterfly

Madam Butterfly

A tender kiss can conceal the hardest of hearts.

Anthony Minghella’s Olivier Award-winning production returns to the London Coliseum. His staging combines cinematic images and traditional Japanese theatre.

Booking from: Wednesday, 26th February 2020
Booking until: Friday, 17th April 2020
Running time: 2 More Info
The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s popular score played live.

On a sparkling Christmas Eve in a frost-dusted Edwardian London, Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker doll discover a magical world, where she battles with the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger. As the air grows colder, Clara and her valiant Nutcracker take a hot air balloon ride across London to the glistening Land of Snow where her adventure really begins.

From the sound of the orchestra tuning up, to the final bows and cheers, a trip to see the English National Ballet at the London Coliseum is an unforgettable Christmas treat.

Booking from: Wednesday, 11th December 2019
Booking until: Sunday, 5th January 2020
Running time: 2 More Info
Le Corsaire

Le Corsaire

Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happiness on the high seas?

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire is “hugely enjoyable entertainment” (The Daily Telegraph). Expect a swashbuckling romp, full of thrilling dancing by an extraordinary cast of performers, with gorgeous decors and costumes created by Hollywood’s Bob Ringwood, all set to a romantic score played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

English National Ballet is the only UK company to perform this classic story ballet. Their extravagant production, staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, has enthralled audiences and received rave reviews worldwide, including Paris and Tokyo. It returns to the London Coliseum following glorious performances in 2016.

Booking from: Wednesday, 8th January 2020
Booking until: Tuesday, 14th January 2020
Running time: 2 More Info
The Mikado

The Mikado

Gilbert & Sullivan’s topsy-turvy story focuses on the unfolding love between Nanki-Poo and Yum-Yum and the absurdity of laws and law-makers.
Nanki-Poo loves Yum-Yum but she’s betrothed to Ko-Ko, the new Lord High Executioner. When the Mikado orders a beheading, Nanki-Poo and Ko-Ko try to come to an arrangement that doesn’t involve anyone losing their head!

Booking from: Saturday, 2nd November 2019
Booking until: Saturday, 30th November 2019
Running time: 2 More Info
The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro

Mozart’s comedy is a whirlwind of mistaken identities and twists and turns, taking place on a single crazy day – the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna.

When their philandering master, Count Almaviva, is determined to bed Susanna before she is wed, Figaro and Susanna conspire with the rejected Countess to outwit him. General mayhem ensues, ending with the Count receiving a lesson in marital fidelity he’ll never forget. 

From the first notes of the bustling Overture, Mozart’s psychologically complex story portrays the women as wiser, shrewder and more civilised than the men.

Booking from: Saturday, 14th March 2020
Booking until: Saturday, 18th April 2020
Running time: 3 More Info
On Your Feet!

On Your Feet!

Her voice. His vision. Their story.

Gloria and Emilio Estefan's smash-hit musical comes to London direct from Broadway for a strictly limited season. On Your Feet! is the inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom. 

Booking from: Tuesday, 18th June 2019
Booking until: Saturday, 31st August 2019
Running time: 2 More Info
Luisa Miller

Luisa Miller

Shattering childhood dreams can break a life.

Verdi’s Luisa Miller is a complex web of love, intrigue and oppressive familial relationships, centred on the doomed love between Luisa and Rodolfo.

Booking from: Wednesday, 12th February 2020
Booking until: Friday, 6th March 2020
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Orpheus & Eurydice

Orpheus & Eurydice

Willing to go to any lengths to be reunited with his one true love, the gods agree to let the grief-stricken Orpheus rescue his wife Eurydice from the underworld. But there’s a catch. To be together again, Orpheus can’t look back at Eurydice, or she will be lost to him forever.

Gluck’s score is filled with sublime melody and richly colourful orchestral writing from Orpheus’s anguished outbursts at Eurydice’s death, through to the exquisite classical beauty of the ‘Dance of the Blessed Spirits’.

Booking from: Tuesday, 1st October 2019
Booking until: Tuesday, 19th November 2019
Running time: 1 More Info
Orpheus in the Underworld

Orpheus in the Underworld

Orpheus in the Underworld transports us to a hedonistic, party-filled Underworld.

Eurydice is fooled into taking Pluto, ruler of the Underworld, as her lover after her new marriage to Orpheus is broken through tragedy.

Orpheus must try to win his wife back to him. To achieve the impossible he needs the help of the glamorous, conceited but rather bored gods…

Booking from: Saturday, 5th October 2019
Booking until: Thursday, 28th November 2019
Running time: 2 More Info
The Mask of Orpheus

The Mask of Orpheus

Harrison Birtwistle’s iconic masterpiece retells the Orpheus myth in a non-linear narrative, as the opera’s leading characters appear in three distinct guises.

The Mask of Orpheus is scored for massive orchestral forces, which builds into a three dimensional picture that leads us from inconsolable grief to acceptance and transformation.
 

Booking from: Friday, 18th October 2019
Booking until: Wednesday, 13th November 2019
Running time: 2 More Info
Hairspray

Hairspray

Look who’s back! Don’t miss Michael Ball reprising his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray the Musical. The huge-hearted, smash-hit musical arrives at the magnificent London Coliseum from next April for a strictly limited 12-week season.

Booking from: Thursday, 23rd April 2020
Booking until: Sunday, 19th July 2020
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How to get there: (3mins) Take Cranbourn Street until St Martin’s Lane, where you head right until you reach the theatre.

Address:
St Martin's Lane
London
WC2N 4ES