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Cleopatra, audience reaction

Cleopatra premiered Saturday 26 February at Leeds Grand Theatre. The atmosphere was electric and the response from the audience phenomenal - here's some of the feedback recieved about the performance on Facebook and Twitter.

Absolutely loved cleopatra, it's touring soon, go & watch! Northern Ballet.

@LynnThornhill - via Twitter

Cleopatra is ASTOUNDING ! Congratulations Northern Ballet - superb. Get a ticket now...

@lizgreenlive - via Twitter

NORTHERN BALLET'S CLEOPATRA WAS A TRIUMPH FOR THE COMPANY AT IT'S WORLD PREMIERE IN LEEDS LAST NIGHT. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL AT NB

@JanMcN - via Twitter

Congrats to all @northernballet for great production of Cleopatra. Loved it.

@clunyM - via Twitter

@northernballet enjoyed tonight - thanks for a great evening

@MarcusRomer - via Twitter

Wow.Really enjoyed @northernballet's sizzling Cleopatra-sexy physical dancing & I thought Martha Leebolt was fab in the title role.Go see!

@lexymarkham - via Twitter

@northernballet #cleopatra is powerful stuff,Martha leebolt & Tobias Batley both particularly good. Another Yorkshire triumph! #hometourist

@rachelandcouk - via Twitter

Fantastic time last night @northernballet for Cleopatra - just beautiful... Friend was first time ballet attender and was hypnotised

@LizzieRFR - via Twitter

#cleopatra @northernballet amazing. The music, the dancing, the choreography, the calf muscles...

@janeydodge - via Twitter

Wow the show is amazing

Gilly Langley - via Facebook

Great show - LOVED it! :-)

Su Harrison - via Facebook

Just got back from Cleopatra premiere .... absolutely stunning!!!!! Huge congratulations to a superb company and composer

Sue Ayers - via Facebook

Couldn't agree more: beautiful, powerful, and one for the repertoire long term, I hope!

Annalisa Mather - via Facebook

saw Cleopatra last night, fantastic doesn't cover it... The music, dancing, costumes etc were all spot on. Easily the best ballet I've seen so far, loved it - thanks for a great Saturday night!

Philip Webb - via Facebook

I think the write up for the critics and press will be a tuff call, you can only write, Fantastic, creative, spectacular, fabulous and stunning so many time in a article, This piece for me has put up the flag of Northern Ballet to say, we have arrived and we are here to stay. If you like dance at all then it is well worth a visit, see this link Michelle Finlay I can only echo what's been said so far already.Cleopatra was a triumph!!!Red hot,Sexy, Passionate,Captivating.A Visual treat and breathtaking at times.I felt privileged to have been amongst the first to see it.Simply Stunning!!!!!Congratulations to all involved with this production.Long May you rein.

Harry Wells - via Facebook

Bravo for Cleopatra, a triumph, masterpiece. Stunning in every aspect, Dancing, costumes, lighting, music it's all amazing. Well done.

Stuart Rhodes - via Facebook

Brilliant , Excellent , what a beautiful production by David Nixon and his amazing dancers, the music fits perfectly and just stunning how lucky Leeds is to have this company as its home, well done Northern Ballet Company Lynsey Haigh One of the best performances I have seen in years, loved every minute

Diane John - via Facebook

 

Touring to

This production is not currently on tour. Take a look at our national tour listings to see what we're performing and where.

Previously toured to...

Sheffield, Lyceum Theatre
0114 249 6000
Leeds, Grand Theatre
0844 848 2700
Norwich, Theatre Royal
01603 630 000
Woking, New Victoria Theatre
0844 871 7645
Nottingham, Theatre Royal
0115 989 5555
London, Sadler's Wells
0844 412 4300
Belfast, Grand Opera House
028 9024 1919
Milton Keynes Theatre
0844 871 7652
Cardiff, New Theatre
029 2087 8889
Sheffield, Lyceum Theatre
0114 249 6000
Hull New Theatre
01482 300 300
Edinburgh, Festival Theatre
0131 529 6000
Leeds, Grand Theatre
0844 848 2700

This table displays past performances of this production.