MATTHEW BOURNE’S CINDERELLA
Music by Prokofiev
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time 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. The sights and sounds of war-torn London are recreated by Lez Brotherston’s Olivier Award-winning costumes and sets, lighting by Olivier Award-winning Neil Austin, video and projection designs by Duncan McLean, and surround sound designed by Paul Groothuis. Matthew Bourne’s vivid story telling has never been more heart-stopping and touching, and will take the audience into the heart of Prokofiev’s magnificent score.
Captured live on stage at Sadler Wells Theatre, London and screened at Riverside.
★★★★ “A dazzling spectacle.” – The Times
“A Valentine to the Power of Love.” – LA Times
“Wonderful. A perfect treat. Bourne’s vision is glorious” – Daily Telegraph
“A gripping theatrical spectacle.” – Guardian
Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Distributor: Sharmill Films
Dates & Times:
Saturday 26 May 2018 at 1pm
Sunday 27 May 2018 at 1pm
Café De Paris Party Playlist
Step back in time to the infamous Café de Paris with this Spotify playlist to get you in the spirit for Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella. Featuring hit songs from the World War II era, such as Vera Lynn and Glenn Miller, you’ll be transported to the dark evening during the London Blitz, just as the clock is about to strike midnight…