The famous Greek-English singer Athena Andreadis will present her new album titled Peeling Apples in concert with her four-member band on 27 November at the Badminton Theatre in Athens, Greece. Along with her recent work released on EMI, she will also feature songs from her debut album Breathe with Me, which received enthusiastic critical acclaim from the British press.
Swan Lake, one of the most famous ballets of all time, is being presented on 22 and 23 November at the Badminton Theatre in Athens, Greece by the Russian State Ballet. Swan Lake was first performed at the Bolshoi Theatre on 4 March 1877. It was the first composition for a ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and evolved into one of his most popular works. Since then, Swan Lake has consistently won first place in audiences' hearts throughout the world.
The Bad Boys of Dance will have you on your feet as they come to Athens, Greece for a performance of "Rock the Ballet" at the Badminton Theater from 10 to 13 November. Direct form New York, the contemporary dance performance full of energy and sensuality, beat music and provocative choreographies has passed like a storm through America, Europe and Australia, mesmerising audiences and drawing triumphant reviews from critics.
The Tiger Lillies will present a theatrical performance à la Tom Waits, rock without electric guitars and Felini dreams that can become nightmares at the Badminton Theatre'soutdoor venue, "Mousiko Proavlio," in Athens, Greece from 5 to 10 July 2010. Having celebrated 20 years of Brechtian punk cabaret with strong touches of freak show and doses of post-modernist human circus, the Tiger Lillies have managed to steal the hearts of Athens audiences and to guide them at will through a number of concerts and live shows.
Barbara Mendes will present work ranging from contemporary musica popular brasileira and bossa nova to dance electronica from 21 to 26 June 2010 at the Badminton Theatre's outdoor venue, "Mousiko Proavlio," in Athens, Greece in a performance marked by passion, intense expressiveness and outstanding talent. Barbara Mendes has been established in the hearts and minds of fans, as well as on stage, as one of the greatest figures in contemporary Brazilian music.
Badminton Theatre presents Thriller-Live, a spectacular, high octane show celebrating the career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 from 9 to 28 June in Athens, Greece. Thriller-Live marks the first live theatrical experience ever dedicated to the distinctive dancing and sensational songs of Michael Jackson, straight from the West End to the Badminton Theatre in Athens, Greece. It is a tribute to the undisputed King of Pop not to be missed.
The magnificent spectacle of the Shen Yun Performing Arts is coming to Athens, Greece for the first time to the Badminton Theatre for two performances on 3 and 4 June 2010. The company, which was formed in 2006 in New York by noted Chinese artists, aims to revive authentic Chinese traditional culture and is the leading classical Chinese dance and music ensemble in the world.
The musical Evita has more than 20 major awards to its credit, including the Oscar-winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, and features one of the most coveted roles in musical theatre. This brand new production of the smash hit show Evita truly promises to be the theatrical event of the year. Don't miss the extraordinary musical Evita with the signature of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Badminton Theatre in Athens, Greece from 11 to 23 May 2010.
The longest running ballet in London's West End and on Broadway, which also marked the opening of Badminton Theatre in January 2007 and attracted 25,000 spectators in 12 days, returns to Athens, Greece to enchant the Greek audience once again. Matthew Bourne's legendary production transforms one of ballet's best-loved stories into a contemporary tale designed to excite and move modern audiences. Swan Lake by Matthew Bourne from 14 to 25 April at the Badminton Theatre in Athens, Greece.
The Bejart Ballet Lausanne is giving two dance and musical performances in Athens, Greece to benefit the Together for Children Union. On 27 and 28 March, the Badminton Theatre will feature Maurice Bejart's last choreography entitled Around the World in 80 Minutes. We will be taken on a magical journey through dance and light to the music of J. Strauss, P.I. Tchaikovsky, W.A. Mozart, M. Chatzidakis, M. Theodorakis and other great composers.
The renowned St. Petersburg State Ice Ballet returns to present the all-time classic Sleeping Beauty at Badminton Theater in Athens, Greece from 3 to 14 March. The beloved music of Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky blended with the beauty of classical ballet and the elegant technique of ice skating has dazzled audiences of all ages around the world. Don't miss Sleeping Beauty, the classical ballet choreographed for the stars of Russian ice skating at the Badminton Theatre.
French music diva Patricia Kaas will be making her first appearance in Athens, Greece 6 February at the Badminton Theatre with her own "Kabaret". The cabaret with a "k," meaning cabaret à la Patricia Kass, is a unique show bringing to the stage all the magic of the inter-war period with a unique, personal but contemporary look through the eyes of this soulful singer.
The Universal Ballet's Nutcracker, one of the most famous ballets in the world, is coming to Athens, Greece in preparation for Christmas on 24 November until 13 December at the Badminton Theatre. This fairytale ballet premiered in 1892 and has inspired dozens of revivals by distinguished choreographers and dancers. It has influenced pop culture and maintained a constant place in the repertoire of one of the most important classical dance groups in Asia, the Universal Ballet, which has performed on some of the greatest stages around the world.
Singing in the Rain features all the style and spectacle of the golden age of Hollywood, featuring a handful of the best-loved songs of all time. Aside from the incomparable showcase number, Singing in the Rain, the songs, choreographies and comedy routines of Good Morning, Make ‘em Laugh, Moses Supposes and You Were Meant for Me will keep you singing in your seat. Enjoy Singing in the Rain at the Badminton Theatre 21- 25 October.
It is a journey to where the guitar met the drums at the foothills of the Sierra Maestra, where folk culture and African tradition gave rise to the ultimate Cuban sound, "son." It has made its mark as the group that took Cuban music out of the Caribbean and brought it into our homes and our souls in the '90s, creating an enthusiastic following for son and bolero throughout the world. Enjoy Grupo Compay Segundo on 16 July at the Badminton Theatre in Athens.
The multitalented David Byrne, reunited with the musical genius of Brian Eno after almost three decades since the revolutionary album My Life in the Bush of Ghosts and last year's Everything that Happens Will Happen Today, will be appearing for one concert only at the Badminton Theatre in Athens 6 July. Intellectual sensitivity, experimentation and mature melancholy characterise an integrated audiovisual concert spectacle with 10 musicians and dancers on stage with Byrne.
This two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of talent derived from all areas of Irish life. The show is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up-to-date stage technology, the show is a 1,000-year-old story executed with all the advantages of the modern-day stage show. Don't miss this amazing show at the Badminton Theatre in Athens from 22 to 31 May.