Poncho, puppets, Pride and Prejudice and pianos, there’s all that and more in the line-up for the next Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts. Ticket sales for the 38th festival begin at 10am on Monday, November 19. The Festival runs from January 18, 2013 – March 2, 2013.
The Festival’s 2013 schedule will rock you, rock you with performances by Queen tribute band Gary Mullen & The Works, Latin music great Poncho Sanchez, and a cappella group Voces8 who will feature hits by pop icons like Sting, the Police, David Bowie, Phil Collins and the Beatles.
Modern dance troupe Momix, return with Botanica a mesmerising programme inspired by nature. “We are delighted to offer a varied array of some of the world’s best artistic talent,” said Festival Chairman Ian Davidson.
“For example we have an exciting line-up of classical music,” he added. “Two young pianists, one Palestinian and one Israeli will perform together as Duo Amal and the Duisburg Philharmonic Wind Quintet return to the Island with a Sunday afternoon performance featuring some of the most familiar classical pieces.
Festival Director, Karen Pollard said: “Thespians can enjoy four very different works. There’s a tribute to the famous black fighter pilot group of the Second World War in Black Angels Over Tuskegee; comedy with The Complete World of Sports by The Reduced Shakespeare Company; period drama with Pride & Prejudice by L.A. Theatre Works and heartwarming family entertainment with The Cashore Marionettes.“
Tickets will be available at box office locations and online starting at 10 am on Monday, November 19. Festival box office locations are: Fabulous Fashions at the Heron Bay Plaza, Southampton, All Wrapped Up, Washington Mall until November 30 and Sportseller Washington Mall from December 1. Visit www.bermudafestival.org or www.bdatix.bm to buy tickets online. For those who prefer, tickets can be purchased by phone for an extra $3 per ticket. Call 232-2255 to make your booking.
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