Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The UK Theatre / Opera / Dance scene comes to Milwaukee!

Coming Soon to the

Do you love to see good theatre, opera, and dance ? Well, the Downer Theatre will be screening plays from The Royal Shakespeare Company and The National Theatre Live series, opera & dance from The Royal Opera House  and La Scala. 

Music Library Intern Isabel Arenivar has put together a display hi-lighting the operas that will be presented. Here are a few photos. 


The complete schedule is

Tuesday, February 28th, 7pm - Il Trovatore from The Royal Opera House
Sunday, March 5th, 11am - No Man's Land by Harold Pinter & starring Sir Patrick Stewart & Sir Ian McKellen
Tuesday, March 7th, 7 pm - No Man's Land (repeat)
Tuesday, March 14th, 7pm - Woolf Works - a new ballet by Wayne McGregor inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf
Wednesday, March 22nd, 7pm - The Marriage of Figaro from La Scala
Tuesday, March 28th, 7pm - The Tempest from the Royal Shakespeare Company starring Simon Russell Beale & using ground breaking technology to create a live-action avatar for Ariel
Sunday, April 2nd, 11am - Amadeus by Peter Schaffer
Tuesday, April 4th, 7pm - Amadeus (repeat)
Tuesday, April 11th, 7pm - Sleeping Beauty from the Royal Opera House
Sunday, April 23rd, 11am - Saint Joan starring Gemma Arterton
Tuesday, April 25th, 7pm - Saint Joan (repeat)
Sunday, May 14th, 11am - Hedda Gabler starring Ruth Wilson
Tuesday, May 16th, 7pm - Hedda Gabler (repeat)
Wednesday, May 31st, 7pm - Tristan and Isolde from La Scala

You can buy tickets in advance at the Downer website