Havana Rakatan at Peacock Theatre

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Havana Rakatan. Photo by: Johannes Granseth
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Get into some Cuban rhythm as hugely popular Havana Rakatan makes a return to Sadler’s Wells’ Peacock Theatre.

Back in the West End for a fifth season, this evergreen show charts 500 years of dancing in the island and its colourful capital, Havana, which is renowned for its party attitude.

The show features a wide range of dance styles, with a highlight being ancient African rituals where the dancers appear as African gods and goddesses. Other treats include the mamba, which caused a sensation in the 1940s, and the cha-cha-cha that’s symbolic of the glamorous Cuban women of the 1950s. The show climaxes with a spectacular salsa, a heady combination of all these various dance forms.

Keeping the dancers on their toes is the eight-piece live band, Turquino, featuring the vocal talents of lead singer Geydi Chapman.

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Peacock Theatre

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Peacock Theatre
Kingsway (entrance on Portugal Street)
London
WC2A 2HT
Telephone:
0844 4124322
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