How The Whale Became

 
 

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10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 28 December and 2 January, 7pm; 12, 14, 18, 20,21, 28 December and 2 January, 2pm; 23, 27, 30, 31 December and 3, 4 January, 12.30pm; 23, 30, 31 December and 3, 4 January, 5pm
 

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Based on stories from Ted Hughes's popular book for children, The Dreamfighter And Other Creation Tales, this enchanting family opera for ages 5 and over has been composed by Julian Philips and librettist Edward Kemp. The Linbury Studio Theatre will be transformed into a magical world by director Natalie Abrahami and designer Tom Scutt as a diverse ensemble of singers and musicians bring to life witty and irreverent tales.

 

About Linbury Studio Theatre

Part of the Royal Opera House, the Linbury Studio Theatre seats up to 394 people in theatre style. The studio can also be hired for private events and can be adjusted to accommodate 400 for a standing reception, 300 for banqueting and 250 for a dinner and dance. More about Linbury Studio Theatre

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from How The Whale Became
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London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from How The Whale Became
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Linbury Studio Theatre events

 
Royal Opera: Big Sing FridaysRoyal Opera: Big Sing FridaysExplore the world of opera and sing with music staff and guest artists in the Paul Hamlyn Hall.6th March 2015Friday 6th March 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
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Royal Opera: Big Sing Fridays
Spring Celebration: A Showcase Of British Dance TrainingSpring Celebration: A Showcase Of British Dance TrainingA celebration of British ballet training featuring talented students from The Royal Ballet School, English National Ballet School, Central School of Ballet and Elmhurst School for Dance.7th March 2015Saturday 7th March 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
On Soon
Spring Celebration: A Showcase Of British Dance Training
Lunchtime RecitalsLunchtime RecitalsA celebration of the poets and composers of the Great War.9th March 2015Monday 9th March 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Lunchtime Recitals
Rise And Fall Of The City Of MahagonnyRise And Fall Of The City Of MahagonnyJohn Fulljames directs Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's operatic satire on consumerism, conducted by Mark Wigglesworth.10th March 2015Saturday 4th April 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
On Soon
Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny
Ballet De Lorraine: Shaker Loops/CoverBallet De Lorraine: Shaker Loops/CoverContemporary mixed programme featuring works by choreographer Itamar Serussi and Greek choreographer Andonis Foniadakis.11th March 2015Saturday 14th March 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
On Soon
Ballet De Lorraine: Shaker Loops/Cover
Lunchtime RecitalsLunchtime RecitalsA new commission for piano trio and bass.16th March 2015Monday 16th March 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
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Moshe Leiser And Patrice Caurier: Madama ButterflyMoshe Leiser And Patrice Caurier: Madama ButterflyA stunning production of Puccini's poignant opera.20th March 2015Saturday 11th April 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
On Soon
Moshe Leiser And Patrice Caurier: Madama Butterfly
Insights: Roh Orchestra In RehearsalInsights: Roh Orchestra In RehearsalPerformance of The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in rehearsal.20th March 2015Friday 20th March 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
On Soon
Insights: Roh Orchestra In Rehearsal
Lunchtime RecitalsLunchtime RecitalsStudent musicians' and singers perform works by Hollaender, Nelson, Spoliansky and Weill.23rd March 2015Monday 23rd March 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
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Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Bayadere - The Ninth LifeShobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Bayadere - The Ninth LifeShobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Bayadere - The Ninth LifeIn a new Royal Opera House commission pioneering British Asian choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh makes a fascinating return to her roots, while incorporating her more recent work in a unique and personal examination of Marius Petipa's 1877 ballet La Bayadere. Bayadere - The Ninth Life is a radical reimagining of Petipa's celebrated ballet and weaves 25th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
Linbury Studio Theatre,   Bow Street  Covent Garden    WC2E 9DD
Category: event
On Soon

event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  25th, 26th, 27th and 28th Mar 2015
VENUE  Linbury Studio Theatre 
In a new Royal Opera House commission pioneering British Asian choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh makes a fascinating return to her roots, while incorporating her more recent work in a unique and personal examination of Marius Petipa's 1877 ballet La Bayadere. Bayadere - The Ninth Life is a radical reimagining of Petipa's celebrated ballet and weaves ... More about this event
 
 

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