The Light Princess at the National Theatre

From to

This event has finished.
See similar events or search events.

About

A new musical comes to the National Theatre this autumn, with music by Tori Amos. The Light Princess is a dark fairytale about grief, rebellion and the power of love.

Once, in opposing kingdoms there lived a princess and a prince who had lost their mothers. Althea, unable to cry, became light with grief and floated, and so was locked away. Digby became so heavy-hearted that he could never smile, and so was trained as a warrior.

One day, Digby declares war. Althea is forced out of hiding and down to ground but, in defiance of her father, she escapes, only to encounter the solemn prince on contested land. Beside a lake, the warring heirs begin a passionate and illicit affair. But for Althea to find real love, she must first confront the world's darkness and face her own deepest fears.

The Light Princess brings together singer-songwriter Tori Amos with playwright Samuel Adamson and director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time) in this spectacular coming-of-age story.

Director:
Marianne Elliott

Practical Information

This event has finished.
See similar events or search events.

From to

National Theatre

South Bank, London, SE1 9PX

View Map

Prices:

Adult Ticket from £12.00 (USD19.23) - View Prices

Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

Venue Details & Map

National Theatre

Address
South Bank
London
SE1 9PX
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7452 3400
Public transport:
Tube: Embankment/Waterloo Train: Waterloo

Look for similar items by category