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Message in a Bottle: A Sadler’s Wells and Universal Music UK Production

2 Jun 2024

Tickets: £16


The peaceful village of Bebko is alive with joyous celebrations. Suddenly, under attack, everything changes forever. Three siblings, Leto, Mati and Tana, must embark on perilous journeys in order to survive.

Message In A Bottle is a spectacular new dancetheatre show from fivetime Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince, inspired by and set to the iconic hits of 17time Grammy Awardwinning artist Sting, including Every Breath You Take, Roxanne, Walking On The Moon and more.

With a mix of exhilarating dance styles, highenergy footwork and breathtaking athleticism, Message In A Bottle tells a unifying and uplifting story of humanity and hope.

Message In A Bottle is the latest masterpiece from the groundbreaking creator behind West End hits Some Like it Hip Hop, Into the Hoods, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (choreography) and SYLVIA (Old Vic), and features the astonishing talents of dance storytelling powerhouse, ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company.

Directed and choreographed by Kate Prince
Based on the songs of Sting with ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company

This production was filmed in 2022

Running time 120 minutes (including one interval)

Director & ChoreographerKate Prince
Music & Lyrics – Sting
Music Supervisor & New ArrangementsAlex Lacamoire
Music Producer & ArrangerMartin Terefe
Music CoProducer & MixerOskar Winberg
Set DesignerBen Stones
Video DesignerAndrzej Goulding
Costume DesignerAnna Fleischle
Lighting DesignerNatasha Chivers
Sound DesignerDavid McEwan
DramaturgLolita Chakrabarti
Associate ChoreographerLukas McFarlane
Music Associate & Additional ArrangementsD.J. Walde
Assistant ChoreographersTommy Franzen and Lizzie Gough

Oliver Andrews, Melissa Bravo, Nafisah Baba, Lindon Barr, Deavion Brown, David Cottle, Harrison Dowzell, Onyemachi Ejimofor, Nestor Garcia Gonzalez, Anna Holmström, Megan Ingram, Ajani Johnsongoffe, Daniella May, Lukas Mcfarlane, Robbie Ordona, Portia Oti, Kaycee, Rice, Hannah Sandilands, Alexzandra Sarmiento, Stephen Thompson, Gavin L Vincent.

A Sadler’s Wells and Universal Music UK production coproduced with Birmingham Hippodrome and The Lowry, Salford