For spring 2023, ballet’s greatest love story returns in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s lavish production of Sir Peter Wright’s Swan Lake, touring the UK from February – April, coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth from 15 – 18 March.
This romantic fable of ill-fated passion, powerfully illuminated by Tchaikovsky’s legendary score played live by The Royal Ballet Sinfonia, is the world’s best-love ballet, has bewitched audiences for generations and will tour to Southampton Mayflower (2-4 February), Birmingham Hippodrome (15-25 February), The Lowry, Salford (2-4 March), Sunderland Empire (9-11 March), Theatre Royal Plymouth (15-18 March) and Edinburgh Festival Theatre (30 March – 1 April).
Prince Siegfried is out hunting one night when he happens upon a flock of graceful swans. When one of them turns into a beautiful woman, the Prince is utterly smitten – but Odette explains that she has fallen under an evil spell cast by the evil Baron von Rothbart, which keeps her in swan form from dawn to dusk. Can Siegfried’s love break the spell? Find out in this exquisite production of a true ballet classic.