April 19, 2012, 2:57 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Legendary dance troupe Rambert is to perform a handful of dates this May at Sadler's Wells Theatre. Artistic director Mark Baldwin has updated Nijinksy's century-old ĎL'Apres-midi d'un Faune' under the title ĎWhat Wild Ecstasy'.
To aid travelling ballet enthusiasts in their search for cheap accommodation, hotel and event booking website LondonTown.com has announced discounts on a number of London hotels close to Sadler's Wells.
The music is being supplied by Gavin Higgins, who is also updating the original Debussy score with his own take. His music will be set to Rambert's choreography, creating a new ballet to mark the centenary of Nijinsky's great work.
The performances also celebrate the 85 th anniversary of Rambert, who have performed the original ballet many times in their history. The performances run from May 15-19 at 7.30pm each evening, with matinees on the 17 th and 19 th . Tickets cost between £12-£38.
Among the hotels on offer from LondonTown.com, The Rookery Hotel London on Peters Lane is just 15 minutes walk from the theatre. When booking through LondonTown.com, patrons are offered a deluxe double room from £120 per night Ė a 49% discount on the standard rate.
The Beauchamp Hotel London in Bedford place is offering a 72% discount, with double rooms available for £38 per night. Located in the tranquility of Bloomsbury, the Beauchamp is less than a half hour's walk from Sadler's Wells theatre.
Visit LondonTown.com for more information on ĎWhat Wild Ecstasy', and to view more discounted London hotels.