Tuesday 25 November 2014 in London
And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…
DANCE: Don Quixote | Royal Opera House | 25 Nov – 22 Jan 2015
Cuban dancer and now seasoned choreographer Carlos Acosta gives his high-spirited take on Petipa’s knight-and-squire’s tale ‘Don Quixote’ a curtain call, this after it first ran at the Royal Opera House last year. Acosta shares the part of virtuoso suitor Basilio with Steven McRae and Matthew Golding. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: Saxon Court | Southwark Playhouse | until 13 Dec
Daniel Anderson’s acid Christmas-time satire, made by Made By Brick, follows small-time businesswoman who, following a chain of office crises, goes on an ‘Apprentice’-style mission to fire someone at the staff Xmas party. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: Theatre Uncut 2014 | Soho Theatre | 25-30 Nov
Five leading playwrights (not least ‘Spine’ scribe Clara Brennan, award-winning dramatist Inua Ellams, and acclaimed ‘Pests’ writer Vivienne Franzmann) interpret topical political headlines in a chain of inter-linking short works on the theme of ‘Knowledge Is Power, Knowledge Is Change’, with each performance followed by a Q&A on the issues raised by the plays. Details and tickets here.