Production images are released today for the multi-award-winning and much-loved La Soirée as it takes up residency in its new West End home. La Soirée and its brand new family-friendly show, La Petite Soirée is at the Aldwych Theatre until 3 February 2018. La Soirée will officially open on Friday 1 December. Images can be downloaded here.
La Soirée is also thrilled to announce its latest new act. By special arrangement with their friends Les Beaux Fréres, La Soirée is delighted to present Leon Fagbemi and LJ Marles in La Serviette. With exceptional skill and brilliant comic timing to boot, this pair of cheeky fools will showcase hilarious tricks and surprising challenges that most of us wouldn’t even dream of attempting. So get ready to party with this newest incarnation of La Soirée’s infamous dysfunctional family. Step in from the cold, leave your troubles at the door and prepare to be charmed, astonished and electrified by the very loveable crème de la crème of the cabaret world.
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DAZZLING AND DANGEROUS DEBUTS INCLUDE:
THE CHILLY BROTHERS CRADLE ACT featuring NATHAN BRISCOE AND MAXIME BLANCKAERT
Maxime & Nathan, AKA The Chilly Brothers, share the passionate belief that art should constantly renew itself and defy the limits of reality. Hailing from the prestigious National Circus School of Montréal, together they have mastered the death defying art of the Russian Cradle. From Canada to France, Asia to the Baltic Sea they have captivated audiences with their perilously epic performance. You’ll be on the edge of your seat throughout their jaw-dropping and surreal display of human strength and precision.
MALLAKHAMB INDIA! featuring RAJESH AMRALE WITH RAJESH RAO
This phenomenal UK exclusive from Rajesh Amrale and Rajesh Rao, is straight from the streets of Mumbai. Mesmerising yet immensely powerful you’ll be astounded by the amazing and ancient art of Mallakhamb. Rarely performed outside of its homeland of India, this pair of awesome acrobats will blow you away with their extraordinary mix of unparalleled strength, sensational speed and spectacular skill.
This outrageously talented pair first caught La Soirée’s attention over five years ago and they have been nurturing this cultural exchange for all these years. La Soirée is beyond excited to finally see these two incredible talents debut on a West End stage and make their lifelong dream come true.
LEA HINZ on ARIAL HOOP
Watching the captivating Lea Hinz onstage, one would never have guessed that she nearly gave up the world of performing for medical school! Record-breaking, six-time German Rhythmic Gymnastics Champion, Lea’s fusion of enchanting grace and flexibility, combined with dynamic power and impressive strength, gives aerial hoop a unique spin! This dazzling aerial artist, will be sure to leave you feeling sky-high!
LJ MARLES on his unique TENSION STRAPS
With breath-taking balance and pinpoint precision, this home-grown Hackney talent is wowing audiences all over the world with his revolutionary new aerial concept. La Soirée brings you the exceptional Tension Straps! Entrancingly ethereal, LJ Marles is taking aerial straps to new heights; strength and grace coalesce for fearless physical feats which push the edge of aerial artistry.
LA SERVIETTE featuring LEON FAGBEMI AND LJ MARLES
By special arrangement with their friends Les Beaux Fréres, La Soirée is delighted to present Leon Fagbemi and LJ Marles in La Serviette. With exceptional skill and brilliant comic timing to boot, this pair of cheeky fools will showcase hilarious tricks and surprising challenges that most of us wouldn’t even dream of attempting.
MICHELE CLARK on HULA HOOP
This daringly dexterous hula-hooper has hypnotised crowds across the globe, from China to the US. Risky rotations, inexplicable illusions and a truly original performance make for her signature style. With unique skill and distinct flair, Michele Clark’s hoop tricks will spin you dizzy!
HAIRHANG by FANCY CHANCE
Fancy Chance has been hair hanging since 2007. Self-taught and a bit nuts for doing so, she's been dangling by her locks, doing one woman shows, dragging it up as Prince, burlesque-clowning it and causing general mischief for over a decade around the UK and the globe.
HAND TO HAND featuring LEON FAGBEMI and KLODI DABKIEWICZ
Hailing from championship gymnastic backgrounds, this alluring pair unite for what makes the perfect partnership. Smouldering Leon, an ex-acrobatic gymnast, showcases sublime strength, and the fiery former rhythmic gymnast Klodi flaunts mind-bending flexibility. Together they share beautiful grace, outstanding balance, and sumptuous sensuality in their seductive and passionate hand to hand performance.
SYMONÉ on HULA HOOP
This high energy hula-hooper is renowned for her distinctive dancehall rhythms and electrifying voguing. Specialising in multi hoop performance Symoné inspires a legion of hula fans to take their first foray into the world of hoops. With her fierce and sassy attitude, she will have you on your feet and swinging your hips in solidarity. Symoné will join La Soirée from December onwards.
RETURNING FAVOURITES FROM THE DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY:
The inimitable Amy G is a legend of the international cabaret scene. A comic powerhouse with a spectacular voice, she’s been likened to Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in one woman, and no, that’s not meant to be kinky. Amy G’s played in over 40 countries, 7 languages, and on La Soiree’s little red stage for over a decade. Whether she’s belting out high drama, getting down on roller skates, or blowing your mind with her golden kazoo, her intoxicating mix of virtuosic physical, musical and stand-up comedy will leave you astonished, dizzy, and giggling inappropriately.
CABARET DECADENSE featuring ANDRÉ-ANNE LE BLANC AND STEPHEN QUINLAN
Cabaret Decadanse features a cast of amazing characters who deliver breath-taking performances to a haunting soundtrack. These Montreal puppeteers opened the first London season at the Hippodrome in 2008 and are back for our first West End season. It's a rollicking, sassy, sexy and hilarious puppet feast for adults, in which the puppeteers are as mesmerizing as the puppets themselves. Extraordinarily expressive, these creations are made from stuffed rags and scraps of material and are brought to vivid life through their brilliant choreography.
DAREDEVIL CHICKEN CLUB featuring JONATHAN TAYLOR AND ANNE GOLDMAN
After blowing the roof off the spiegeltent last year at Leicester Square, Daredevil Chicken Club are back. This Vegas couple has charmed crowds in over 36 countries, performing in a legion of languages, sharing love and laughter across the lands with their raucous comedy. Fusing raunchy slapstick and 80’s pop melodrama, this hilariously unforgettable duo will have your sides splitting with their vaudevillian verve, and matrimonial mischief. Marc and Svetlana (AKA Daredevil Chicken) are proof that what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas.
La Soirée’s heady cocktail of intimate cabaret, comedy, circus sideshow and contemporary variety from across the globe is more potent than ever and this is their most daring line up to date. Putting the Aldwych Theatre in a spin, La Soirée will transform this traditional theatre into an intimate cabaret club with La Soirée’s much-loved, in-the-round seating still in place.
This Christmas for the first time, La Soirée is offering La Petite Soirée, a family-friendly, fun and daring hour-long show for cabaret fans of all ages that promises all the spirit of the Olivier Award winning entertainment but less of the sauce. La Petite Soirée plays at 3pm on Saturdays and throughout the Christmas holidays.
La Soirée and La Petite Soirée are presented by Brett Haylock, Mark Rubinstein and Mick Perrin.
Brett Haylock, Mark Rubinstein and Mick Perrin present
Until 3 February 2018
Press Night: Friday 1 December 2017
49 Aldwych, London WC2B 4DF
Box office: 0845 200 7981
La Soirée Performance Schedule
Monday – Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 6pm & 9pm
Tickets from £19.50
Running Time is approximately 2 hours including interval
La Soirée may contain nudity and is recommended for ages 17+
La Petite Soirée Performance Schedule
Saturday - 3pm
Extra performances on 27, 28, 29, 30 December 2017 & 2 January 2018
Tickets from £15
Running Time is approximately 1 hour with no interval
La Petite Soirée family friendly performances are suitable for all ages