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Cast change: Mayerling on 11 and 13 May 2017

Principal casting update for Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet.

By Mel Spencer (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

10 May 2017 at 4.33pm | 4 Comments

Due to an injury sustained during rehearsals, Sarah Lamb will not be able to dance her scheduled performances of Mayerling.

Olivia Cowley will replace her in the role of Countess Marie Larisch on Thursday 11 May and Akane Takada will replace her in the role of Baroness Mary Vetsera on Saturday 13 May.

The rest of the cast remains the same.

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By Mel Spencer (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

10 May 2017 at 4.33pm

This article has been categorised Ballet and tagged Akane Takada, Ballet, by Kenneth Macmillan, cast change, Olivia Cowley, Sarah Lamb

This article has 4 comments

  1. Stephen Jay-Taylor responded on 11 May 2017 at 4:20am Reply

    Poor Lamb, whom I can't ever remember cancelling through injury before. Let's hope it's not so serious as to keep her off stage for any significant length of time, and that she makes a full and speedy recovery.

  2. ML responded on 12 May 2017 at 9:34pm Reply

    Well done to Akane for stepping in at such short notice to make a debut in such a challenging lead role! Wishing Sarah a speedy recovery.

  3. Victor responded on 13 May 2017 at 2:21pm Reply

    Congratulations Akane & speedy recovery to Sarah Lamb . Seen Mayerling three times Wow all the superlatives I can describe to it I will . I'm all hyper every time I'm there. So beautiful

  4. moe responded on 14 May 2017 at 6:40am Reply

    I'm so shocked about Sarah's injury. She is my fav ballet dancer.

    Get well soon Sarah, and really looking forward to seeing you dance again.

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