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MAINA GIELGUD`S GISELLE

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm SAST

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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until 2 April 2022

Giselle April

CAPE TOWN CITY BALLET presents a romantic story of innocent love and betrayal portrayed in two acts.  Giselle, an innocent and beautiful peasant girl who loves to dance, unsuspectingly falls in love with a philandering nobleman, Albrecht.

He disguises himself as a peasant while pursuing her affections and when the deceit is revealed Giselle is inconsolable. In discovering that he is already betrothed, she dies of a broken heart.

The story continues in the moonlit land of the Wilies, a mysterious landscape inhabited by the vengeful spirits of virgin brides who never reached their wedding day. The ghostly Wilies torment Albrecht as he appears in search of the spirit of Giselle.

The duality of the body and spirit, evocation of the supernatural, and the tale of undying love and devotion endears this quintessentially romantic ballet to a universal audience.

The CAPE TOWN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA appears at select performances.

Superb international guest artists alongside the beautiful dancers of the CTCB for select performances.

Details

Date:
March 31
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
SAST
Event Category:
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Website:
http://www.artscape.co.za/event/maina-gielguds-giselle/

Organizer

Artscape Theatre
Phone:
+2721 421 7839
Email:
artscape@artscape.co.za
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Suburbs
Foreshore

Venue

Artscape Theatre
D F Malan Street
Cape Town, Western Cape 8001 South Africa
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Phone:
021 410 9800
Website:
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