Who can resist The Lady of the camellias?
Lately the rehearsal studios of the Royal Theater have been sprinkled with parasols, fans & feathers in hope of capturing an authentic portrayal of Victorian Era, high-society Paris. The eloquent, timeless melodies of Chopin can be heard from every open door, and we are daily attending Grand Balls of every cast & color…preparing ourselves, dear readers, for the start of an exciting, new (for us) production by Hamburg Ballet’s, John Neumeier.
The Lady of the Camellias is a tragic love story based on Alexandre Dumas, fill’s original novel, written in 1848. It tells the tale of a theatrical drama, unparalleled for its time and tightly wrapped in the silk silhouettes of courtesan affairs…think scorned lovers and scandals, heart wrenching twists & timeless choreography set in its entirety to the brilliant scores of “the piano’s great poet”.
From costume fittings to late evening rehearsals, I have enjoyed every minute of…
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