Julian Sands presents “Keats, Shelley, Ghosts and Lovers”

Performance Santa Fe presents Julian Sands in Keats, Shelley, Ghosts and Lovers!

After a sold-out performance during Performance Santa Fe’s 2018-2019 Season,¬†celebrated British actor Julian Sands¬†returns to Santa Fe on¬†Friday, September 20¬†for another one-man show filled with humor, drama, and his characteristic charm. This year, Sands will explore his favorite poems by John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley in his self-directed reading¬†Keats, Shelley, Ghosts and Lovers.
Sands first visited the Keats-Shelley House ‚ÄĒ a museum in Rome dedicated to the two English Romantic poets ‚ÄĒ in the late 1970s and later played Shelley in Ken Russell’s film¬†Gothic. Years later, after many subsequent visits by Sands, the Keats-Shelley House asked him to write a preface for a new anthology,¬†John¬†Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Essential Poems, which would become the inspiration for his one-man show.¬†
Sands has worked all over the world in film, television, and theater. He is best known for his film roles in The Killing Fields, A Room With A View, Impromptu, Leaving Las Vegas, Arachnophobia, Oceans 13, and The Girl With A Dragon Tatto; and on television: 24, Smallville, Ghost Whisperer, Dexter, and Banshee. He recently toured internationally with A Celebration of Harold Pinter, directed by John Malkovich, which Performance Santa Fe presented last year. 
Ticket buyers are encouraged to stay after the September 20 performance to meet Julian Sands at a complimentary artist reception in the Scottish Rite ballroom.
As part of Performance Santa Fe’s 2019-2020¬†education offerings,¬†Julian Sands will host a master class¬†for theater students in the afternoon on Friday, September 20.¬†

Scottish Rite Temple
463 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Tickets: $45-$90; students and teachers receive 50% discount
Order online: PerformanceSantaFe.org
Order by phone: 505 984 8759

For interviews and photos, please contact Lily Carbone: lily@performancesantafe.org or 505 984 8759
Performance Santa Fe is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to present world-class music, dance, and theater, and to provide excellent performing arts education¬†for¬†our community.¬† Founded in 1937, Performance Santa Fe is New Mexico’s longest-running performing arts organization and has presented and produced more than 1,000 events, making it a cornerstone of Santa Fe‚Äôs arts community. Performance Santa Fe‚Äôs 83rd season runs from July 2019 through June 2020.¬†¬†For¬†tickets and additional information about Performance Santa Fe, please¬†call 505 984 8759 or visit¬†www.performancesantafe.org.¬†