Now showing at the Sadler's Wells
Paco Pena: Flamencura
Guitarist, composer, dramatist and producer Paco Peña has expanded the possibilities and changed perceptions of flamenco in a career spanning five decades. He returns to Sadler’s Wells with his sell out show Flamencura.Booking from: Tuesday, 8th August 2017
Booking until: Saturday, 12th August 2017
Running time: 2
A Sadler's Wells favourite returns, in this classic tango production. With a cast of over 30 dancers and singers, Tanguera tells a story of unrequited love in the early 20th centrury Buenos Aires. When Giselle, a young French woman, arrives in Argentina as one of the first waves of European immigrants, she meets Lorenzo, a port worker who falls in love with her at first sight. But as Giselle falls deeper into Buenos Aires' seedy underworld, Lorenzo must fight to win her love.Booking from: Wednesday, 19th July 2017
Booking until: Sunday, 6th August 2017
Northern Ballet- Casanova
Consumed by his desires, Casanova lived every minute in a whirlwind of scandal and excess. But there’s more to the man. This original ballet will expose a story so sensational you won’t believe it’s real.Booking from: Tuesday, 9th May 2017
Booking until: Saturday, 13th May 2017
Sisters Grimm-Voices of the Amazon
Following the Grammy Award nominated success of INALA, a Zulu ballet performed with Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sisters Grimm return with the tale of a water spirit from the Amazon River, who ventures deep into the rainforest in search of a cure for her dying sister. She soon finds that the forest is not as abundant as it was.Booking from: Tuesday, 4th July 2017
Booking until: Saturday, 8th July 2017
Running time: 1
Richard Alston-Triple Bill
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 slow and weighty Baroque Chaconne, and Britten’s tribute to it. This extraordinary music will be played by an onstage string quartet.Booking from: Friday, 16th June 2017
Booking until: Saturday, 17th June 2017
Running time: 1
Alexander Whitley -8 minutes
Following on from his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breath-taking scale of space for his company's main stage debut.Booking from: Tuesday, 27th June 2017
Booking until: Wednesday, 28th June 2017
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Matthew Bourne's interpretation of the classic fairy tale, has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz.Booking from: Saturday, 9th December 2017
Booking until: Saturday, 27th January 2018
Running time: 2
Sadler's Wells Seating Plan
Sadler's Wells on the Map
How to get there: (5mins) Take Upper St towards the City Road crossroads. Continue straight and turn right into Rosebery Avenue, where the theatre is 100m down on the right.
Buses: 19, 38, 341
Nearest Underground: Angel
Sadler's Wells Theatre is located on Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell in the London Borough of Islington. The present theatre is the sixth on the site and seats 1,500. It also contains the 200-seat Lilian Baylis Theatre.
It is best known for its ballet, but contemporary dance and opera are also part of the repertoire. Also, the venue can be described as a receiving house for visiting companies with their own productions.
The current theatre opened on 11 October 1998 after being rebuilt with money from the National Lottery.