Booking to 15 April 2023
Akram Khan’s new dance-theatre production based on the original story of Rudyard Kipling’s much-loved family classic.
Featuring an original score, ten international dancers and state-of-the-art animation and visuals, Jungle Book reimagined is a beautifully compelling and vital piece of storytelling about our intrinsic need to belong and bond with others, and placing the importance of connecting with and respecting our natural world at its heart.
Akram and his team reinvent the journey of Mowgli through the eyes of a climate refugee.
Akram Khan’s Jungle Book reimagined runs from 4 April 2023 until 15 April 2023 at Sadler’s Wells, London.
What's the story of Akram Khan’s Jungle Book reimagined?
A magical dance-theatre retelling of Kipling’s classic set against the backdrop of the climate crisis.
In a near future world, a family is torn apart as they escape their homeland ravaged by the impact of climate change. Arriving alone in a deserted modern city, and with wild animals claiming the streets as their own, the child soon discovers unlikely allies in this strange new jungle.
Who are the creative team of Akram Khan’s Jungle Book reimagined?
Jungle Book reimagined brings together a stellar creative team, with script by Tariq Jordan, dramaturgy by Sharon Clark, an original score by Jocelyn Pook, sound design comes from Gareth Fry and lighting by Michael Hulls. Transforming the stage into a magical world, diving into the myths of today, is Miriam Buether with visual stage design, whilst video design and animation comes from YeastCulture.
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Relaxed Performances: 7 and 8 April 2023 at 2:00pm.
Audio Described, Captioned Performance & Touch Tour: 8 April at 2:00pm
Venue InformationSadler'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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