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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella

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Matthew Bourne works his choreographic magic on the fabulous fairytale Cinderella. Read More >

Matthew Bourne works his choreographic magic on the fabulous fairytale Cinderella.

Set in London during the Second World War, Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the Cinderella story and Prokofiev’s haunting score has, at its heart, a true wartime romance, and his storytelling has never been more passionate and touching.

A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the Blitz.

First seen in the West End in 1997, but now completely revised, this brand new production of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is created to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Blitz. It features design by Lez Brotherston who won a Laurence  Olivier Award for his original production designs, and new lighting by Neil Austin.

Featuring a specially commissioned new recording of the score, Matthew Bourne’s company New Adventures creates a truly cinematic Cinderella experience, taking the audience into the heart of Prokofiev’s magnificent music and the sound world of war-torn London.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 30/11/2010

Opening Night: 08/12/2010

Closing Night: 23/01/2011

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Designer - Lez Brotherston

Choreographer - Matthew Bourne

Lighting Designer - Neil Austin

Sound - Paul Groothius

About Sadler’s Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN

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