NOT JUST PLAYS
Theatre Land’s other offerings include dance, opera and music. From now until the end of October, the Royal Ballet performs Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling at the Royal Opera House, promising political intrigue and daring choreography inspired by true events. Otherwise, private tours of the Royal Opera House can be arranged (roh.org.uk; officiallondontheatre.com)
At The Lowry in Manchester, the Birmingham Royal Ballet present LaFillemalGardée(TheWaywardDaughter), a light comic ballet inspired by Pierre-Antoine Baudouin’s 1789 painting, Laréprimande/Unejeunefillequerellée parsamere, with live music by Royal Ballet Sinfonia.