About The Great Gatsby - Northern Ballet

Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
Booking to 20 May 2023

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s modern classic takes you back to the roaring 20s with flapper girls, glitz and Golden Age glamour

Northern Ballet’s sensational, sell-out production of The Great Gatsby returns to London’s Sadler’s Wells.

Get ready for the most glamorous party in town as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel is brought to life as dancers glide across the floor in gorgeous Chanel-inspired costumes, to a cinematic score by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Murder on the Orient Express).

David Nixon’s sumptuous production for Northern Ballet returns to Sadler’s Wells following their hugely popular performances of Casanova.

Bursting with passion, style and drama, don’t miss this blockbuster ballet.

The Great Gatsby plays at Sadler’s Wells in London from 16 to 20 May 2023.

Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 20 May 2023
Age restrictions
Running time
2 hours 16 minutes (including interval)
Performance days
Evenings: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.

What's the story of The Great Gatsby - Northern Ballet?

Mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby has a penchant for lavish parties and beautiful women. As the sparkling façade of his world begins to slip, the loneliness, obsession and tragedy that lies beneath is revealed in one of Northern Ballet’s most treasured productions.

Who are the creative team of The Great Gatsby - Northern Ballet?

The score is by Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE.

Choreography, Direction, Scenario & Costume Design by David Nixon CBE; Co-direction & Scenario by Patricia Doyle; Set Design by Jérôme Kaplan; Lighting Design by Tim Mitchell; Orchestrations by John Longstaff and Gavin Sutherland; Music Advisor Anthony Meredith.



Venue Information

Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN
Nearest Tube or Train: Angel (Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 19, 38, 341, 171a

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