Welcome back to The Whale Theatre! After a long interval of almost 6 months, we’re thrilled to be back for the “Second Act” and we can’t wait to see you all again! Things will be a bit different, so please read our “Second Act Charter” in full before booking your tickets and check it again before attending a show.
This is a socially distanced performance which adheres to current Covid-19 guidelines. There will be a maximum of 40 tickets available and new policies and procedures will be in place at the theatre. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Music Frederic Chopin
Choreography John Neumeier
Libretto After Alexandre Dumas Fils’ novel
Cast Svetlana Zakharova (Marguerite Gautier), Edvin Revazov (Armand Duval), Anna Tikhomirova (Manon Lescaut), Semyon Chudin (Des Grieux), Kristina Kretova (Prudence Duvernoy), Mikhail Lobukhin (Gaston Rieux), Anna Antropova (Nanina), Andrei Merkuriev (Sir Duval), Daria Khokhlova (Olympia)
Armand Duval finds himself at the auction of the famous courtesan Marguerite Gautier’s possessions after she passed away. She was Armand’s true love, and the vision of her belongings awakens vivid memories of their turbulent love story.
About the ballet
Choreographer John Neumeier adapts Alexandre Dumas Fils’s timeless novel The Lady of the Camellias for the stage with great sensitivity and emotional depth in his work of rare beauty. As the troubled courtesan Marguerite, superstar prima Svetlana Zakharova and Hamburg Ballet’s guest star Edvin Revazov as Armand bring the passionate drama to new emotional heights accompanied by Chopin’s fantastic score.