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Northern Ballet’s Wuthering Heights – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music: Claude-Michel Schonberg Director and Choreographer: David Nixon OBE Reviewer: Maggie Constable Wild passions abound across the windswept moors this week, well on the stage at least, as Milton Keynes theatre hosts Northern Ballet’s award-winning production of Wuthering Heights. This timeless classic tells of two children, Heathcliff and Cathy, who are inseparable as youngsters but whose feelings in later life ...

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Northern Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet, Festival Theatre – Edinburgh

Composer: Sergei Prokofiev Choreographer: Jean-Christophe Maillot Costume Design: Jérôme Kaplan Lighting Design: Dominique Drillot Set Design: Ernest Pignon-Ernest Reviewer: S.E.Webster 75 years after Sergei Prokofiev’s Romeo &Juliet graced the world stage to critical acclaim, Jean-Christophe Maillot’s re-imagining of the timeless classic is pirouetting across the boards of Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre. Originally produced for Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, the collaborative ...

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Northern Ballet: A Christmas Carol – The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Music: Carl Davis Choreographer: Massimo Moricone Director: Christopher Gable Reviewer: Seb Farrell [rating:4] The Northern Ballet return to The Palace Theatre with what is now becoming their traditional Victorian festive favourite. The ballet is based upon the original 1992 choreography of Massimo Moricone and has become an audience favourite and the signature ballet of the company with good reason. Undertaking ...

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The Great Gatsby – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: F. Scott Fitzgerald Director and Choreographer: David Nixon Reviewer: Lu Greer [rating: 4.0]   Often considered to be the definitive example of American Literature, The Great Gatsby shows the America of the 1920s in the full grip of the Jazz Era. It tells the story of love triangles, mysterious pasts and hidden secrets all set in the wild parties ...

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The Great Gatsby – New Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: F. Scott Fitzgerald Director &Choreographer: David Nixon, OBE Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4] A Charleston that has your feet tapping, and a tango that seduces are just two of the elements of the Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby, adapted and transformed into a full-length ballet by David Nixon from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel of that name. The Jazz Age ...

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Northern Ballet’s The Great Gatsby – Milton Keynes Theatre

Composer: Sir Richard Rodney Bennett Choreographer, Director &Costume Designer: David Nixon Reviewer: Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] Published in 1925, The Great Gatsby is one of the most celebrated evocations of the Jazz Era. It's a story of Long Island parties in 20s New York and hedonists living the high life, but it is also about mysterious pasts, lost loves and what ...

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The Great Gatsby –Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Director, Choreographer and Costume Designer: David Nixon OBE Music: Sir Richard Rodney Bennet CBE Orchestration: John Longstaff Conductor: John Pryce-Jones Reviewer: Val Baskott [rating:4] It’s a brave man who tackles the subtleties of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic 1920s America novel The Great Gatsby and attempt to translate language into choreography. David Nixon and Northern Ballet bite the bullet and almost ...

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The Great Gatsby – Leeds Grand Theatre

Book: Based on the novel by F Scott Fitzgerald Choreographer, Director &Costume Designer: David Nixon, OBE Set Designer: Jérôme Kaplan Music: Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, CBE Musical Director: John Pryce Jones Reviewer: S. E. Webster [rating:4.5] In spite of the fact that 2013 is not a landmark year after the death of F Scott Fitzgerald, who died in 1940, it ...

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