A ballet by David Nixon CBE
The 1920s roar back to life in Northern Ballet’s Jazz Age smash.
Jay Gatsby’s Long Island mansion buzzes day and night with the young, the rich and the beautiful. But as the champagne flows at his glitzy parties, glamour and romance give way to jealousy and tragedy. Because here in Prohibition-era New York, everybody has something to hide…
'Elegance and flair from top to toe'The Stage
‘Brimming with passion’Sunday Mirror
‘Nixon's choreography really flies’The Guardian
Northern Ballet’s acclaimed production of F Scott Fitzgerald’s great American novel is back for 2023, lifted from page to stage by David Nixon CBE’s glorious choreography and Richard Rodney Bennett CBE’s dazzling score.
It’s the party to end all parties – and you won’t want to miss it.
Audio Described performance available at all venues.
Audio Described performance dates
Running time 2 hours 16 minutes (approximately)
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The Great Gatsby Story
The story of The Great Gatsby.Read more
The Great Gatsby Photos
Photos from our production of The Great Gatsby.Read more
The Great Gatsby Casts
Principal casting for The Great Gatsby.Read more
The Great Gatsby Characters
The characters of The Great Gatsby.Read more
The Great Gatsby Creative Team
The creative team behind The Great Gatsby.Read more
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- Choreography, Direction, Scenario & Costume Design
- Co-direction & Scenario
- Set Design
- Lighting Design
- Music Advisor
- Costume Design Assistant
Photos Guy Farrow, Emily Nuttall, Johan Persson, Riku Ito, and Emma Kauldhar.