This is your chance to see Handel’s most famous opera for a bargain price, so what are you waiting for?
This is a real treat! A night at the theatre and an exclusive cocktail, all bundled up into an almighty deal for just £25. That gets you an amazing seat, so you can watch the story of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra unfold before your eyes. Expect sword fights, hot pants and steamy love scenes, as they play through Handel’s beautiful score.
See the story of Caesar and Cleopatra as never before
It’s the end of the Roman Civil War. Caesar has defeated Pompeo’s legions and followed his enemy to Egypt, but before he can bring him to justice, Tolomeo, the King of Egypt, kills him. Thus begins a chaotic chain of events that will see Caesar embark on a passionate affair with Cleopatra and Tolomeo overthrown by a vengeful boy.
There’s a never a dull moment in the entire opera, it’s a constant stream of power, deception and revenge, brought to life by Handel’s incredible score. Expect a whirlwind of beautiful arias and extraordinary melodies, exquisitely performed by a live orchestra and the oh-so-talented singers at Opera North.
Bring the experience to life with an exclusive cocktail inspired by the flavours of Egypt
Famed for its experiential cocktails, Below Stairs has whipped up a special cocktail to get you in the mood. Magistery of Pearl is inspired by the flavours of Egypt, so you’ll get the sugarcane sweetness of Martinique Rum with the lemony-floral notes of de-colourised hibiscus syrup. But they’ve also added the magic of Cleopatra’s most famous party trick.
As the story goes, the queen would drop her pearl earrings into a glass of wine and wait for the pearls to dissolve before drinking it. It sounds far-fetched, but if she was using wine vinegar, it really would have dissolved, adding carbonation in the process and making one of the most expensive glasses of fizz the world has ever seen. And so, they add honeyed white wine and white wine vinegar, bottled and carbonated to give you a taste of the magic.
Hurry, book now to get the deal
This exclusive offer gets you any Price Band C ticket to see Giulio Cesare at Leeds Grand Theatre from Saturday 28th September to Saturday 19th October 2019. Wait, it gets better because you’ll also get a free drink – head over to Below Stairs on South Parade and flash your ticket to bag a free Magistery of Pearl cocktail, a house beer or a glass of house wine. To get the deal, quote our exclusive offer code AMBITION when you book.