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Candoco Dance Company Present 'The Lost Thing'

Candoco Dance Company Present 'The Lost Thing'

19 November 2019

Candoco Dance Company and The Royal Opera bring a musical reimagining of Shaun Tan’s beautifully illustrated book, The Lost Thing, to the Linbury Theatre.

What is it… and where does it belong? The discovery of something mysterious and out of place is the starting point for this new family show. In this enchanting collaboration between Candoco Dance Company and The Royal Opera, a cast of disabled and non-disabled singers, dancers and musicians, come together to tell a story about how we are all connected.

Sung in English
Suitable for ages 6+

Relaxed performances
The daytime performances on 15th December and 4th January will be modified to be more accessible for audience members with neurodiverse needs - including autism spectrum conditions or learning disabilities.

To find out more about relaxed performances please visit the Access Information page on the Royal Opera House website.

This is a co-production and co-commission between the Royal Opera and Candoco Dance Company. Based on the book by Shaun Tan.

Music Jules Maxwell
Director and choreographer Ben Wright
Dramaturg Jude Christian
Set and video designer Will Holt
Costume designer Rike Zöllner

Performance dates and time 7 December 2019 - 4 January 2020 (times vary)
Running Time 1 hour plus short interval


Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House
Bow Street
Tel: 020 7304 4000

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