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Royal Ballet to perform at O2 Arena

Category: England

Published: 25th Nov 2010 10:16:07

The Royal Ballet is to perform a series of shows at London's O2 Arena in June, it has been announced.

It is the first time the world famous ballet company has performed in a UK arena.

Carlos Acosta, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg will dance the principal roles in the production of Romeo and Juliet.

Up to 2,000 tickets for each performance will be available for £10 on a first-come-first-served basis.

The rest of the tickets will sell for £60 and £95 and will be available from 5 December.

A filmed introduction will be shown on giant screens in the venue at the beginning of each act.

Director of the ballet company, Dame Monica Mason, said she was "thrilled" about the production being shown in such a huge venue as it would "introduce our work to so many new people".

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