Win tickets to see Don Quixote on stage

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show

CLASSICAL ballet takes centre stage at The Playhouse with the tale of the hapless would-be knight, Don Quixote. Presented by Moscow Ballet, the story follows the adventures of Quixote, who, having read too many tales of ancient chivalry, brave knights and beautiful ladies, convinces himself he is a knight and sets off to roam the world with his squire, to right every wrong and find his ideal woman, Dulcinea. However, Dulcinea already has suitors, and is in love with Basil the barber, while her parents wish her to marry Gamache, a rich, pompous nobleman. When the lovers flee, all the would-be suitors pursue them.The confused Don Quixote has a succession of hapless adventures in which he views everyday events as legendary feats and often gets things wrong.Will the lovers get caught? Will Don Quixote find his Dulcinea? Will his trusty squire help him see he is living a fantasy? The ballet will be staged at The Playhouse on March 4. Tickets, priced £10-£19.50, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.* The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, to offer one lucky readers the chance to each win a pair of tickets to see the show.To enter, please answer the following question: What is the name of the rich nobleman Dulcinea's parents wish her to marry in Don Quixote?* Closes: 9am on February 22. Usual Archant rules apply and the editor's decision is final.


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