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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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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Director and Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Music: Sergei Prokofiev Reviewer: Dominic Corr At the heart of any fairy-tale, is love. It’s the basis of almost all narratives, communicated in a plethora of ways, through spoken word, music but most primal through dance. The Grimm brother's Cinderella is perhaps the crowning pinnacle of the folklore world. Multiple in its variations, adaptations and ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures – Liverpool Playhouse

Director/Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Reviewer: John Roberts It is undisputable, Sir Matthew Bourne is one of the most commercially successful of British choreographers. With a career spanning over three decades, one wouldn't be surprised if, at least once, you have witnessed his work - either through his company New Adventures or through his associations over the years with the likes of Sir ...

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Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures – Exeter Northcott

Choreographer: Matthew Bourne Director: Matthew Bourne Reviewer: Bryony Luther On the 30th anniversary of the creation of Matthew Bourne’s company, New Adventures showcases a selection of his early work showing the seeds of his later signature style and humour. The performance begins with Watch With Mother, a piece that has not been seen for 25 years and it’s understandable why ...

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Sleeping Beauty, A Gothic Romance – Milton Keynes Theatre

Music: Tchaikovsky Director, Choreographer and New Scenario: Matthew Bourne Reviewer:Maggie Constable [rating:4.5] Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures company is a frequent and much-loved visitor to Milton Keynes theatre. This evening they celebrate their quarter of a century with the world premiere of Bourne’s re-working, in his own inimitable style, of the classic ballet piece Sleeping Beauty, set, as in the original ...

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