Fathom Events invites you to experience the powerful tale of a family’s destruction when The Winter’s Tale is screened in select cinemas nationwide on Tuesday, February 17.
Following his delightful full-length ballet Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Christopher Wheeldon continues his highly successful collaboration with designer Bob Crowley and composer Joby Talbot to create his first ballet based on a Shakespeare play, The Winter’s Tale. The story follows the destruction of a marriage through consuming jealousy, the abandonment of a child, and a seemingly hopeless love. Yet through remorse and regret – and after a statue comes miraculously to life – the ending is one of forgiveness and reconciliation. It is powerful material for ballet, with a story that allows for the portrayal of intense emotions between and within the characters, and the opportunity for the Company to create not just new central characters but the whole world around them.
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THE WINTER’S TALE
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
7:00 pm (local time)
Run Time: 2 hours 25 minutes (approximate)