WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Discover the heady, indulgent days of New York's Long Island during the glamorous 1920s as Northern Ballet's adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby returns to Norwich by popular demand. Nick Carraway comes to know his infamous neighbour Jay Gatsby - a mysterious millionaire with a secret past and a penchant for lavish parties and beautiful women. As the sparkling fa?ade of Gatsby's world begins to slip, Carraway comes to see the loneliness, obsession and tragedy that lies beneath. The seductive style of the era is recreated through stunning sets and costumes. Music by Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA-winning composer Sir Richard Rodney Bennett CBE (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Murder on the Orient Express), will be played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia.