The Connaught Studio, Worthing is showing Don Chisciotte broadcast live from Teatro Alla Scala, Milan at 7.00 pm tomorrow (Thursday September 25th).
As the ballet begins, an aging nobleman named Don Quixote becomes obsessed with stories of ancient rivalry. Appearing a little silly, he uses his imagination and pretends to be a brave knight. He imagines that he sets out to rescue the lady of his dreams, named Dulcinea. He transforms his servant, Sancho Panza, into a trusty squire and off they go. Don Quixote leads a charge against imaginary enemies, which he sees everywhere – puppets and windmills. At the same time the young, pretty Kitri is living a suffered love with the barber Basilio for her father’s dissented to their relationship.
The adventures of the two young lovers, cross with Don Quixote and Sancho Panza’s wandering. From chases, tricks and disguises, the young Kitri and Basilio the barber will fulfil their dream of love; Don Quixote will fight the windmills and dance with his Dulcinea in the dream of an enchanted garden.
Running time: 160 minutes (including intervals).
Tickets are priced at £16.50 with concessions £2.00 discount and Friends £3.00 discount.
The Connaught Studio is at 3 Union Place, Worthing.