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Wuthering Heights – Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Music: Claude-Michel Schonberg Conductor: John Pryce-Jones Director and Choreographer: David Nixon OBE Reviewer: Ray Taylor This is a revival of what was David Nixon’s first creation for Northern Ballet over twelve years ago, the premiere of which I was fortunate to see. This new version with redesigned and refreshed costumes loses none of the original’s stark power and beauty in ...

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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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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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