Mark Morris Dance Group and The Silk Road Ensemble: Layla and Majnun

Mark Morris Dance Group and The Silk Road Ensemble: Layla and Majnun

at Sadler's Wells

Price from $ 58.60

Layla and Majnun is a classic love story which has been presented in many Middle Eastern and sub-continental cultures. Layla and Qays are in love from childhood but are not allowed to unite. Qays (called Majnun, whichmeans 'possessed') is perceived to be mad in his obsession with Layla. Layla is married off to another and Majnun becomes a hermit, devoting himself to writing verses about his profound love of Layla. Although they attempt to meet, they die without ever realising a relationship.   Music: live. Musicians on stage.   This show contains surtitles (surtitling is minimal. Some songs translated from Azerbaijani.)

 

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Venue Information

Sadler's Wells
Rosebery Avenue
London
EC1R 4TN

Show Information

Booking from
2018-11-13

Booking until
2018-11-17

Running Time:
1 hour 10 minutes

Directions


(5mins) Take Upper St towards the City Road crossroads. Continue straight and turn right into Rosebery Avenue, where the theatre is 100m down on the right.

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