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The Great Gatsby

The GReat Gatsby. Photo Jason Tozer.
Watch more The Great Gatsby videos “ ★★★★ 'I guarantee that you will leave the theatre with a warm glow and a smile'
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
Richard Rodney Bennett was born 29 March 1936 in Broadstairs, Kent. He enrolled in the Royal Academy of Music in 1953 and then went on to study in Paris in 1957 – 1959 with the French Composer Pierre Boulez.  Bennett wrote his first musical score for ballet in 1980 with the ballet Isadora and then in 1981 he wrote the music for Noctuary, a ballet by Macmillian yet to be performed.
Anthony Meredith
Anthony, who is currently working on a new edition of Richard Rodney Bennett’s biography (Richard Rodney Bennett: The Complete Musician), previously worked for Northern Ballet as an advisor on the music of Malcolm Arnold for The Three Musketeers. Anthony’s two latest books have been about cricket and motor racing: Lord’s Through Time and Silverstone Circuit Through Time. His dancer/choreographer daughter, Jo Meredith, recently appeared in The Wind In The Willows at the Linbury Theatre, Covent Garden.
Jérôme Kaplan
Born in Paris in 1964, Jérôme studied Scenography at L’Ecole de la Rue Blanche. On graduating in 1987 he designed the costumes for three operas staged by Ariel Garcia Valdès: The Barber of Seville, Don Quixote, Montezuma and two works, Fludde Noye’s and Journal d’un usager de l’espace, staged by Charlotte Nessi and produced by the Bastille Opera.
read Mark Skipper's blog about the Pop-up performances in Hangzhou
Coming in 2014
We has a great deal in store for you in our 45th anniversary year, 2014... Cinderella In January we have the last five performances of Cinderella at Leeds Grand Theatre before it tours in the spring and autumn.
Northern Ballet has announced plans for its 2014 UK tour that will see the Company visiting 35 venues with a range of productions including the return of Northern Ballet’s most powerful heroine Cleopatra and the first UK tour of David Nixon’s new Cinderella.
On Thursday 16 May we performed The Great Gatsby for HRH The Earl of Wessex and the Countess of Wessex. They came backstage after the performance to meet the dancers, musicians and crew.
All casts are subject to change without notice. London, Sadler's Wells Tue 14 - Sat 18 May, book now


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