Performance

VenueSheffield Theatres
Other spaces: Lyceum Theatre, Crucible Theatre, Studio
TownSheffield
CountySouth Yorkshire
From24th May 2011
To28th May 2011
When19:45. May 26 Mat 14:00. May 28 Mat 15:00
PricesFrom £22.00. To £34.00.
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Cinderella

CinderellaT1218206774
The classic fairy tale. Prokofiev's music was written during the Blitz. Cinderella's life with her cruel stepmother and stepsisters is one of drudgery and hardship until the evening of an extravagant party at the palace. With the help of her Fairy Godmother, she's the centre of attention when she arrives at the ball in a magical coach, wearing a gorgeous gown.
Music Prokofiev


Archive :: production:T1218206774, dance or ballet:S586, venue:V962
Current production:Work

Production details

London 1940... The Blackout... a siren sounds... New Adventures' new production of is a thrilling and evocative journey through London during the Second World War. Matthew Bourne's interpretation of Prokofiev's haunting score has, at its heart, a true wartime romance. 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. First seen in the West End in 1997, but now completely revised, this brand new production is created to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the London Blitz. It features design by Lez Brotherston who won an Olivier award for his original designs, and new lighting designs by Neil Austin. Cinderella will be performed in Surround Sound, designed by Paul Groothius. Featuring a specially commissioned new recording of the score, New Adventures will create a cinematic experience, taking the audience into the heart of Prokofiev’s magnificent music and the sound world of war-torn London. Cinderella is both a tribute and a testament to the spirit of London during a time when every second counted and lives were changed forever. Bourne's vivid storytelling has never been more heart-stopping and touching, creating a unique and unforgettable depiction of a familiar and beloved fable.

Company

Company New Adventures
Choreographer Matthew Bourne
Director Matthew Bourne
Director Etta Murfitt (associate director)
Design Liz Brotherston
Costume Lez Brotherston
Lighting Neil Austin
Sound Paul Groothius

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