Strictly Gershwin Hollywood dance
PUBLISHED: 15:55 21 May 2008 | UPDATED: 13:16 11 August 2010
STRICTLY Gershwin is a dazzling celebration of George Gershwin and the sparkling age of Hollywood music and dance. Gershwin s tunes, especially Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris, combined with Derek Deane s sensational choreography, conjure up t
STRICTLY Gershwin is a dazzling celebration of George Gershwin and the sparkling age of Hollywood music and dance.
Gershwin's tunes, especially Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris, combined with Derek Deane's sensational choreography, conjure up the silver screen genius of Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, and Gene Kelly.
With more than 100 dancers and musicians filling the stage, glitzy cinematic images set the scene for English National Ballet's fabulous dance spectacular.
This glittering production at The Royal Albert Hall recreates the razzamatazz of the big band era, a journey in dance from ballroom to jazz, building to a breathtaking balletic finale.
Strictly Gershwin will feature a live jazz orchestra in a nostalgic return to the big band sound of the 40s, with a guest star appearance by singer, Barbara Cook.
The full company of English National Ballet will be joined by special guests, Tamara Rojo from The Royal Ballet, Guillaume Côté from National Ballet of Canada, Friedemann Vogel from Stuttgart Ballet, and Agnes Oaks and Thomas Edur from English National Ballet.
We have three pairs of tickets to be won for performances on June 18 and 20.
Just answer this: Where is Strictly Gershwin being performed?
Send your answer on a postcard or back of an envelope to: Strictly Gershwin Contest, The Post, 10 Whalebone Lane South, Dagenham, RM8 1BJ by Friday, May 30.
The show runs from Friday, June 13 until Sunday, June 22. For tickets phone the box office on 0207 589 8212.
Prize tickets are valid for Wednesday, June 18 & Friday, June 20 2008 only. Subject to availability and not to be used in conjunction with any other offer - no alternative dates offered.
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