Verdi masterpiece gets modern gloss

BLODS: The cast of Aida
BLODS: The cast of Aida

Preview: BLODS presents Aida, De La Warr Pavilion, Behill. June 27, 7.30pm. £12-£15 (£6 children).

This musical, direct from Broadway, is the classic tale of the timeless bond between an enslaved Nubian princess and an Egyptian soldier.

As forbidden love blossoms between them, the young lovers are forced to face death or part forever.

Together, they set a shining example of true devotion that ultimately transcends the vast cultural differences between their warring nations, heralding to a time in ancient Egypt of unprecedented peace and prosperity.

The show has a pop-rock score that features stirring ballads such as chart topper Written in the Stars, rousing ensemble numbers, The gods love Nubia and Dance of the Robe.

In association with Disney, this musical is directed by the local talents of, Kitson Wellard and choreographed by Sophia LeFevre.

Tickets and further details are available from the box office on 01424 229111 or online at www.dlwp.com.