National Ballet of China

The Peony Pavilion

An evening of sumptuous spectacle and exquisite dancing featuring a company of over 70 dancers performing to the music of Debussy, Ravel, Holst and Prokofiev.
  • Venue: The Lyric

An unmissable ballet from one of the greatest companies in the world providing an evening of spectacle and World-class exquisite dancing.

The 16th century epic, The Peony Pavillion is one of the most enduring love stories in Chinese literature. Adapted from Tang Xianzu’s play of the same name, The Peony Pavilion is a ballet telling a 16th-century story of passion pitted against impossible odds, an Eastern contemporary of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'.

★★★★ "A captivating original" THE GUARDIAN

An evening of sumptuous spectacle and exquisite dancing featuring a company of over 70 dancers performing to the music of Debussy, Ravel, Holst and Prokofiev. Drawing on Chinese and Western influences, this promises to be an unforgettable evening of unique and enchanting ballet.

The Peony Pavilion is part of The Movement, a dance producing partnership between Birmingham Hippodrome, The Lowry and Sadler’s Wells. Supported by Arts Council England, The Movement aims to nurture talent and bring large scale dance productions to even wider audiences. 

 Group Rates: No booking fees for groups of 10+!  You’ll also receive £3.50 off the adult ticket price and one in ten tickets free. Available Tue - Thu only.

 

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