Cabaret Comedy Opera Theatre

Monday 17 February 2014 in London

By | Published on Tuesday 11 February 2014

Ballad Of The Burning Star

ThisWeek’s tipped events TODAY IN LONDON feature comedians Alex Horne, Sara Pascoe and Brett Goldstein, ‘Nessum Dorma’, and the fearless Theatre Ad Infinitum…

COMEDY: Just 4 Laughs – Montreal Showcase, Comedy Store, 17 Feb
Looking ahead to this year’s big Canadian comedy bash, TW favourites like Alex Horne, Brett Goldstein, Zoe Lyons and Sara Pascoe showcase their acts at this Just 4 Laughs, erm, showcase. Details and tickets here.

OPERA: Turandot, Royal Opera House, 17 Feb – 10 Mar
Andrei Serban stages this vivid production of Puccini’s last work ‘Turandot’ (aka the one with  ‘Nessum Dorma’) in which a suitor must solve three riddles in order to woo a princess. Details and tickets here.

THEATRE: Ballad Of The Burning Star, Battersea Arts Centre, 17 Feb – 8 Mar (pictured)
This inflammatory cabaret on the battle-scarred situation in Palestine was rated “phenomenal” at 2013’s Edinburgh Fringe. In Theatre Ad Infinitum’s hands, the story at its heart, that of an Israeli boy caught in the midst of the conflict, is told provocatively, as part of a show starring an angry troop of military showgirls from Israel. Details and tickets here.

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