WELCOME TO THE PREMIERE OF OUR TALE FROM SHAKESPEARE!!
At 17.00, Flying Banana and the Theatre of Love present, Champagne and Shakespeare in the Queen's garden! Wonderful new music composed by Alexey Steblev for string quartet and electronic melodeclamation. Additional music by Pure Useless Beauty.
The drama features English actor Martin J Cooke as the narrator. This is a storytelling version of Shakespeare's great play - the text we are using for the narration was written in 1807 by Charles and Mary Lamb, and of course contains poetry from the play. Our storyelling version is very musical and action packed and therefore suitable for children of all ages. Use your discretion as to how curious your child might be about this event, we know that children as young as four have found inspiration in Shakespeare.
We invite you to bring a rug, a picnic and a bottle of champagne and sit on the Queens garden lawn, immersed in a delightful atmosphere. The drama lasts one hour with plenty of time to enjoy your picnic and some lovely music, the whole event will last up to two hours. Limited number of tickets available! Please book early, In the event of rain we will perform inside the church.
Tickets cost 1500 rubles in advance for 'groundlings' (as they say in Shakespeare's Globe) or 2000 rubles for seating on the VIP terrace which has an unrestricted view and comfortable seating. Tickets will cost 2000 rub for groundlings and, 2500 rub VIP on the day.