Matthew Bourne's New Adventures Presents: The Red Shoes
The visionary dance troupe take up residence in Sadler's Wells
Mixing popular appeal with a ground-breaking, unique theatrical language, wonderful dancers and high-quality production values, New Adventures is one of the great success stories of British theatre. Under Matthew Bourne's leadership, they have won an armful of accolades and awards, toured the world and put on a run of incredible shows. Catch their newest piece, The Red Shoes, at Sadler's Wells now. A beloved fairytale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion. Matthew Bourne’s magical adaptation is set to a new score arranged by Terry Davies using the mesmerising music of golden-age Hollywood composer, Bernard Herrmann (most famous for his collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles) and played live by the New Adventures Orchestra, with sumptuous set and costume designs by Lez Brotherston, Paule Constable (lighting) and Paul Groothuis (sound). An intoxicating drama where life imitates art with fateful consequences; The Red Shoes will dazzle your senses and break your heart. Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. All ticket prices for Matthew Bourne's New Adventures are inclusive of any booking fees: YPlan will not charge you any additional amounts for your tickets. When booking tickets, you can pick your seat from the seatmap once you've selected a date. For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Your patience and understanding is appreciated while these take place. Valid ID required for ticket collection. West End theatre ticket sales are final and bookings cannot be amended, exchanged or refunded (unless of course the performance is cancelled). All listed offers are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.
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