Fun and frolics with the ballet mastersmore...
by DAVID CHEAL for the Daily Telegraph
published: September 21, 2006
Here, on the first night of a short season at the Peacock Theatre, following their triumphant run at Sadler's Wells earlier this year, they had the audience in stitches from the start. The curtain rose, and an absurd tableau presented itself: a bunch of big, sinewy men in full ballet regalia, fluttering their enormous false eyelashes.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlomore...
by SANJOY ROY for the Guardian
published: September 22, 2006
Is ballet a laugh? It can be many things: virtuoso, transporting, brassy, bewildering, beauteous - and sometimes it can tickle the ribs. But funny? As in ha-ha? Rarely.