Into the romantic world of an idealistic painter Cavaradossi and his sensuous lover Tosca comes the malevolence of Baron Scarpia, Chief of Police, with fatal results. Elena Stikina, Bryan Hymel and Alexey Markov bring to life one of the best loved operas in The Royal Opera repertory: Puccini’s Tosca. From the demonic chords with which it famously begins to the violent twist of the opera’s shock ending, the tension never lets up for a moment. Love and evil come – thrillingly – face to face in Jonathan Kent’s intense production.Read more »
Gesa Power House Theatre presents a Live Cinema screening of The Royal Ballet’s current production of “Romeo and Juliet,” on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:00 p.m. “Romeo and Juliet
has become a great modern ballet classic of the ballet repertory since its creation by Royal Ballet Director Kenneth MacMillan and its premiere in 1965.
Filmed live at the Barbican in London, this major new 5-star production of the classic musical comedy features an all-star cast led by renowned Broadway royalty Sutton Foster reprising her Tony Award-winning performance as Reno Sweeney, alongside three-time Olivier Award and Tony Award winner Robert Lindsay (My Family), Evening Standard Theatre Award winner Felicity Kendal (The Good Life) and beloved West End Legend Gary Wilmot (Chicago).Read more »
Gesa Power House Theatre presents a Live Cinema screening of The Royal Opera’s current production of “Rigoletto,” on Wednesday, April 13 at 6:00 p.m. Verdi’s thrilling opera pits power against innocence, beauty against ugliness. This special anniversary screening (filmed in September 2021) of Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano, celebrates 171 years since its premiere in 1851.Read more »
Gesa Power House Theatre presents a Live Cinema screening of The Royal Opera’s current production of La Traviata, on Wednesday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m. 19th-century Paris is a place of contrasts; glamor and superficiality, love and lust, life and death. Courtesan Violetta sings some of Verdi’s most acclaimed arias including the joyous “Sempre libera,” in her poignant and passionate encounters with Alfredo and Germont. Richard Eyre’s production of La Traviata for The Royal Opera recently celebrated 25 years on…Read more »
Gesa Power House Theatre presents a Live Cinema screening of The Royal Ballet’s current production of “Swan Lake,” on Wednesday, July 13 at 6:00 p.m. This classic fairytale represents the battle between good and evil, and the attempt of love to conquer all. The magic of the lakes, forests and palaces is brought to life with glittering designs by John Macfarlane and a sublime score by Tchaikovsky.Read more »