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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Director and Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Music: Sergei Prokofiev Designer: Lez Brotherston Lighting Design: Neil Austin Sound Design: Paul Groothuis Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Following on from the critically-acclaimed new work, The Red Shoes, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures delve deep into the back catalogue to 1997 to revive their much-loved production of Cinderella. Re-set to World War 2, Cinderella and her shell-shocked, ...

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The Red Shoes – Sadler’s Wells, London

Director and Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Remaking or re-imaging a classic film can be a dangerous business, such is the love and affection for the original interpretation. The films of the golden age of Hollywood from 1940-1960 are particularly untouchable and the scathing reviews that followed reboots of films like Psycho seem inevitable. Now it’s the turn of ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Particle Velocity – Liverpool Playhouse

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Sharon Watson, Richard Alston, Douglas Thorpe, Jose Agudo Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4] Phoenix Dance Theatre has the expressed aim of being the leading middle-scale dance company in the UK. Proudly based in the north – Leeds to be exact – Artistic Director Sharon Watson, appointed in 2009, reinstated the company’s policy of creating diverse mixed ...

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Phoenix Dance Theatre: Crossing Points – The Lowry, Salford

Artistic Director: Sharon Watson Choreography: Henri Oguike, Ana Lujan Sanchez, Aletta Collins and Kwesi Johnson Reviewer: Peter Jacobs [rating:4.5] The Lowry saw the opening night for the second wave of touring for the increasingly revitalised Phoenix Dance Theatre's latest diverse programme of new work and old favourites, Crossing Points. Phoenix appear to be going from strength to strength since Sharon ...

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