All’s Weill that ends Weill

November 1st, 2013

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This week, don't miss cabaret, leotards or a dancing epidemic!


Cabaret Brise-Jour
Republique, Østerfælled Torv 37, Cph Ø; starts Wed (Nov 6), ends Nov 16, performances Mon-Fri 20:00, Sat 17:00; tickets 70-325kr; www.republique.dk; duration: 120 mins; languages: French, German, English
Group LODHO, known for its sell-out shows, presents its new baby in the form of an eight-piece orchestra as it pays tribute to renowned German composer Kurt Weill. The inventive and intriguing show portrays the decadence and despair of experimental musicians surviving the depression and is sure to deliver all the lustre that the cabaret is known for, complete with a stunning performance, wonderful music and extravagant set and costume design.


242 Years in Leotards
Skuespilhuset Lille Scene, Sankt Annæ Plads 36, Cph K; starts Thu (Nov 7), ends Nov 9, performances sold out bar Nov 9 at 20:00; tickets: 195kr, www.kglteater.dk
The Royal Danish Ballet’s finest character dancers take to the stage for a historic collaborative performance. From drunken police officers and ladies of the night to gracious kings and devout pastors, viewers are in for an eclectic evening of dance, as a vast collection of memorable personalities return to the theatre to share their stories.

Dancing Mania!
Teaterøen, William Wains Gade 11, Cph K; Fri 20:00-02:00; free adm; www.teateroen.dk
The ‘dancing plague’ that once swept Europe in the 1600s is coming to Copenhagen to kick off the epidemic once again. The event aims to follow in the footsteps of Frau Troffea, who in 1518 influenced 400 people to dance for weeks. The evening will be an open event offering great music, participation from international dancers and even a bar for those wallflowers that may need a little more encouragement to join in the fun.


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