Pina Bausch

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The best theatre to stream this month: Dancing at Dusk, Maryland and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes international festivals, Gemma Arterton in The Duchess of Malfi and Christopher Plummer in The Tempest

Chris Wiegand

30, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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The Rite of Spring review – a bruising collision of life, sex and death
A Covid-dogged company of African dancers triumph in an unbearable yet riveting revival of Pina Bausch’s take on Stravinsky

Sarah Crompton

12, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Stage flight: theatregoers aflutter after bat swoops into London show
Winged intruder ‘put in a fantastic performance’ after arriving in Sadler’s Wells auditorium amid a staging of Pina Bausch classic

Chris Wiegand

10, Jun, 2022 @12:16 PM

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Pina Bausch: The Rite of Spring review – gut-wrenching brilliance
Sadler’s Wells, London
A company of dancers from African countries deliver Bausch’s shattering vision of Stravinsky with devastating force

David Jays

08, Jun, 2022 @10:21 AM

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Pina Bausch: Orpheus and Eurydice review – piercing sadness
Dancers and singers share the lead roles in Tanztheater Wuppertal’s lucid version of the myth, set to Gluck’s score

Chris Wiegand

15, Apr, 2022 @10:43 AM

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Kontakthof; Acosta Danza: 100% Cuban – review
Universal themes of romance connect a young cast to their 70s revival, while Carlos Acosta stumbles in his casting

Sarah Crompton

12, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Kontakthof review – the miseries of mating
Tender, brutal and humorous, the choreographer’s 1978 piece about gender wars and sexual mores still feels acutely contemporary

Lyndsey Winship

04, Feb, 2022 @11:10 AM

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Sun, sand, human sacrifice: Rite of Spring danced on a beach as the world shut down
They flew to Senegal to create an electrifying version of the Pina Bausch classic with her son. Then coronavirus struck. Would they have time to dance the horrifying masterpiece for a film crew at sunset?

Lyndsey Winship

23, Jun, 2020 @2:28 PM

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maliphantworks3; Cowpuncher My Ass; Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Bluebeard – review
Dana Fouras bows out in style, Holly Blakey delivers a frenzy of self-loathing, and Pina Bausch’s Bluebeard was worth the wait

Bidisha

15, Feb, 2020 @5:00 PM

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Bluebeard review – Pina Bausch's punishing portrait of marital misery
Set to Bartók’s opera, the bloody myth becomes a bleak battle of the sexes where we can never quite tell right from wrong

Lyndsey Winship

13, Feb, 2020 @12:59 PM

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He Takes Her By the Hand … review – desire and dread in Bausch's Macbeth
Pina Bausch merged the domestic and dream worlds in a dark but playful version of Shakespeare’s tragedy, revived for the first time in almost 30 years

Chris Wiegand

22, May, 2019 @8:12 PM

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She Persisted review – a fine rebalance
Frida Kahlo rubs shoulders with bare-chested men in the ENB’s dazzling celebration of female choreographers

Lisa Allardice

14, Apr, 2019 @7:00 AM

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