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World premiere of Immortal Tango at The Peacock Theatre

Immortal TangoSadler’s Wells welcomes international tango star Germán Cornejo back to London with his new company and the world premiere of their first dance spectacular Immortal Tango at The Peacock Theatre from Tuesday 1st to Saturday 19th March 2016.

The show features Cornejo and his outstanding cast of world-class tango superstars, including his long-term dance partner and collaborator Gisela Galeassi, bringing alive the glamour of vintage Hollywood mixed with the elegant costumes, magical atmosphere and intoxicating dance moves of Argentina.

The 14 smouldering dancers, including five World Tango Champions, are accompanied by a live band playing the sultry, sensual rhythms of Buenos Aires and the smooth, soulful vocals of renowned Argentine singer Antonela Cirillo.

The music covers some of the most revered tango composers, such as Matos Rodriguez and Piazzolla, interspersed with Hollywood blockbusters popularised by the likes of Celine Dion, Madonna and Adele, all with a tango twist.

Artistic director and choreographer Germán Cornejo is widely acclaimed by critics and audiences all over the world as one of the leading tango artists working today. He is the choreographer and lead dancer of the international sensation Tango Fire, whose smash hit show Flames of Desire won Best Theatre Production in the 2015 UK Latin Awards.

Cornejo and his dance partner Gisela Galeassi are both World Tango Champions and are widely known for their performances with Jennifer Lopez and Marc Antony. Both dancers feature in the Sadler’s Wells contemporary tango production m¡longa by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, which continues to tour internationally.

Free post-show tango class for same day ticket holders: Tuesday 8th and Tuesday 15th March

WORLD PREMIERE
Immortal Tango
The Peacock, WC2A 2HT
Tuesday 1 – Saturday 19 March 2016
Tue – Sat at 7.30pm; Sat at 2.30pm; Sun at 2pm & 6pm
Tickets: £15 – £42
Ticket Office: 020 7863 8222 or
www.peacocktheatre.com

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