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WIN Tickets to Northern Ballet’s Geisha With Dinner at Restaurant Bar & Grill Worth £230

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Two young women are caught in a collision between East and West.

Northern Ballet Geisha

From the creator of Northern Ballet’s acclaimed Casanova comes a brand new production based on the true story of one of Japan’s most famous geishas. Caught in a collision between East and West, her life is torn apart before your eyes. Book now.

Brand new for 2020, Northern Ballet’s Geisha is a touching tale of love, loss and redemption…

This March, Northern Ballet will take you back to 19th Century Japan to tell the heartbreaking story of Okichi. She was one of the most beautiful geishas in Shimoda, but when the mayor sent her to serve the Americans, her life took a tragic turn. Cast aside by US Consul-General Townsend Harris and cast out by her own people, she takes her own life. It’s a true story, but they’ve added a supernatural twist – and you can see it for yourself because we’re giving away two tickets to Geisha with dinner at Restaurant Bar & Grill.

See the story of Okichi unfold on stage

Northern Ballet's Geisha

Credit: Guy Farrow

If you’re our lucky winner, you’ll bag two tickets to see Geisha on Thursday 19th March 2020. This beautiful, emotional ballet has been choreographed by Kenneth Tindall, the man behind Northern Ballet’s acclaimed Casanova, and it has an original score by BAFTA Cymru award-winning composer Alexandra Harwood. Together, they’ve created a ballet that toes the line between reality and fantasy, inviting the audience to imagine a world beyond life and death.

As the story unfolds, Okichi forms a bond with a fellow geisha Aiko, and when she takes her own life, it’s that bond that brings her back from the spirit world. But when Aiko recoils from her touch, she lashes out and brings tragedy to the person she loves the most. Horrified at what she’s done, Okichi can’t rest until Aiko forgives her, but will it ever happen? This is your chance to find out as Northern Ballet tell their haunting story through dance.

Enjoy a delectable dinner at Restaurant Bar & Grill

Restaurant Bar & Grill

No night at the theatre would be complete without a scrumptious dinner, so if you win, we’ll send you to Restaurant Bar & Grill for a feast of epic proportions. In the grand surrounds of the Old Post Office, you can choose from a menu of contemporary plates. Start with Isle of Man scallops and crispy duck salad before you move onto a juicy Chateaubriand or a refined plate of butternut squash ravioli. Couple your food with something from their exceptional wine menu or indulge in a cocktail – after all, you’ve got £120 to spend.

Terms & Conditions

The free prize draw is open until 5pm on 21st February 2020. There is one prize available. The prize is in two parts. A) 2 tickets to see Northern Ballet’s Geisha at Leeds Grand Theatre at 7.30pm on Thursday 19th March 2020. Offer applies to the performances detailed only. No other discounts or concessions can be claimed in conjunction with this offer. Cannot be used retrospectively. No cash or alternative prizes are available, but in the event of circumstances outside the promoter’s control, it reserves the right to substitute alternative of equal or greater value. Venue's usual Terms and Conditions apply – please check with Leeds Grand Theatre for details. All casts are subject to alteration without notice. Age guidance: 12+. Please note that this production may contain short periods of flashing and strobe lighting effects. B) Dinner and drinks for two at Restaurant Bar & Grill worth up to the value of £120. Any additional spend will have to be paid on the night. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. This free prize draw is open to UK residents with a valid UK postal address only. One winner will be randomly selected from the database of entrants who completed the prize draw online entry form. Employees and family of Northern Ballet, Leeds Digital Magazines or any agencies connected with the set up of this prize draw are not eligible to enter. No cash alternative. The winner will be contacted by email. The winner must confirm that they’re eligible and able to accept within 24 hours of the email being sent. If a winner does not contact us within this time period, we reserve the right to choose another winner at random from all other eligible entries. All entrants must be aged 18 years or over. Please drink responsibly. Standard Leeds-List terms and conditions apply.