Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella returns to Sadler’s Wells this Winter
Matthew Bourne’s dazzling interpretation of the classic fairytale returns to Sadler’s Wells for a limited engagement this Winter.
Set in London during the Second World War and played against Prokofiev’s haunting score, Matthew Bourne’s vivid storytelling has never been more heart-stopping and touching.
With Lez Brotherston’s sumptuous costumes and sets, which won an Olivier Award for his original designs, and lighting by Olivier Award-winning Neil Austin, Cinderella will be performed in surround sound, designed by Paul Groothuis and featuring a specially commissioned recording played by a 60 piece orchestra.
Music: Recorded. Cinderella will be performed in surround sound, designed by Paul Groothuis and featuring a specially commissioned recording played by a 60 piece orchestra.
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella will run from 9 December 2018 until 27 January 2018 at Sadler’s Wells.
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 horrors of the Blitz.
‘Cinderella’ will be performed by Cordelia Braithwaite and Ashley Shaw.
Cinderella’s heroic Pilot, ‘Harry’, will be performed by Will Bozier, Andrew Monaghan and Dominic North.
‘The Angel’ (Cinderella’s ‘Fairy GodFather’) will be danced by Paris Fitzpatrick and Liam Mower.
‘Sybil’, Cinderella’s Step-Mother, is performed by Madelaine Brennan, Michela Meazza and Anjali Mehra.
‘Robert’, Cinderella’s Father is performed by Alan Vincent and Dan Wright.
Cinderella’s Step Brothers and Sisters and the people of 1940’s London complete the cast: Steph Billers; João Carolino; Reece Causton; Jackson Fisch; Glenn Graham; Sophia Hurdley; Jack Jones; Nicole Kabera; Kate Lyons; Jamie McDonald; Stephen Murray (Former Central School of Ballet/New Adventures Student Associate), Danny Reubens; Katie Webb and Seren Williams.
Important NotesRunning Time: 2 hours 30 minutes (One interval) Age Restrictions: All ages admitted but some scenes may not be suitable for very young children. Important Info: Special effects: smoke/haze. Possible strobe lighting (only in blasts here and there, not rapid fire).
Venue InformationSadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN
Nearest Tube or Train: Angel (Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 19, 38, 341, 171a
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