London's newest and most intimate theatre.
The new Linbury Theatre is a world-class stage for The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera and their collaborating artists and partners, and is the West End's newest and most intimate venue. The auditorium is newly re-developed and seats up to 406 people. Opening in December 2018, the inaugral Season includes works from the 18th century through to world premieres.
- 21–24 November 2019
A contemporary ballet inspired by The Sleeping Beauty. Le Ballet de l’Opéra national du Rhin performs Hélène Blackburn’s family ballet.
- 7 December 2019—4 January 2020
This musical reimagining of Shaun Tan’s beautifully illustrated book about a boy who helps a lost thing find its way home is an enchanting collaboration between Candoco Dance Company and The Royal Opera.
- 14 December 2019
Join members of the cast and creative team for a post-show talk to find out how they brought Shaun Tan’s much-loved children's book to the stage.
- 21 January—9 February 2020
Rambert presents a modern fairytale telling the heartbreaking story of two refugee sisters through dance.
- 13–24 February 2020
Carlos Acosta’s dance company, drawn from the best of Cuba’s dancers, performs a distinctive programme that combines national and international flavours in technique, choreography and music.
- 5–14 March 2020
A virtuous woman wrongly accused by two men with ulterior motives provides the dramatic core of Handel’s oratorio, performed by members of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.
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