The Royal Ballet’s ‘Don Quixote’ in cinemas

Royal Opera House presents Don Quixote balletThe Royal Opera House 2018-19 Live Cinema Season will soon present critically acclaimed choreographer Marius Petipa’s breathtaking ballet Don Quixote in 20 Event Cinemas and 7 Village Cinemas locations nationally.


Carlos Acosta’s version of Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote showcases his world-renowned choreography danced by Australia’s Alexander Campbell and Akane Takada. Inspired by Cervantes’s classic novel, the ballet tells the story of the idealistic and eccentric knight Don Quixote and his adventures with the young lovers Basilio and Kitri.


Participating Event Cinemas include: Campbelltown, Castle Hill, Cronulla, Beverly Hills, Bondi Junction, Burwood, Macquarie, Indooroopilly, Kotara, Pacific Fair, Cairns Earlville, Coolangatta, Noosa, Maroochydore, Toowoomba Strand, Marion, Glenelg, Capitol Manuka, Innaloo and Palmerston.


Participating Village Cinemas include: Knox, Geelong, Karingal, Albury, Rivoli, Eastlands and Launceston.


Audiences in Australia are never far from a performance at the Royal Opera House, with the performances screened in Event Cinemas nationwide and in Village Cinemas in Victoria and Hobart until July.


During 2018-19, the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden is exclusively presenting 10 thrilling performances of world-class opera and ballet to cinemas across Australia. This forms part of the Opera House’s celebrations of 10 years of cinema broadcasting in 2018 and of selling more than one million cinema tickets worldwide during the 2017-18 Season.


All Wednesday sessions at Event Cinemas will include complimentary morning tea. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for concessions and $102 for a multi-pass to six titles.


For tickets and further information visit and Don Quixote will be screened on April 7 and 10. 


Photo: The Royal Ballet in Don Quixote in 2013. Photo by Johan Persson.