New Adventures

SHOWS

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"You're all bloody brilliant"

Tracy Ullman

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"Matthew Bourne is a whirlwind. He's a dynamo, a powerhouse, a force of nature. He has created the busiest ballet company on earth and turned Britain into the world's leading exporter of dance theatre"

The Spectator

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"Dazzling. Seduces the senses and touches the heart"

San Francisco Observer

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"Matthew Bourne has brought dance to the masses like nobody else"

The Scotsman

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"Welcome to the Bourne Supremacy. His shows capture international audiences by telling classic stories with a twist - cheeky, accessible but with a powerful emotional undertow"

The Sunday Times

1

"Dazzling images. A wonderful concept"

Variety

4

"Cinderella fills me with optimism for the future of dance. Let's celebrate Matthew Bourne, the great showman of British dance."

Daily Telegraph ****

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"Bourne's talent for translating most everything he comes across - theatre, film, literature and life - into the idiom of dance comes vibrantly alive in this passionate, witty and tender retelling of the classic story"

The Hollywood Reporter

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"Demolishing conventions, bestriding art forms from ballet to musical comedy to film, Bourne's work isn't just high-brow or low-brow. It's all-brow."

Time Magazine

1

"I can't get over the joy you've given me... terrific"

Glynis Johns

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"Quite brilliant... an inspiration"

Barbra Streisand

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"Truly one of the most engaging things that I've ever seen on the stage, laden with wit and charm and the very cleverest of visual storytelling"

Rowan Atkinson

1

"Probably the world's most successful choreographer"

New Yorker

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"Rapturous"

Geoffrey Rush

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"A big-hearted ballroom blitz. Cinders sets the stage alight in Matthew Bourne's wartime revival"

The Observer

1

"New Adventures is attracting new audiences in unprecedented numbers, drawn to their dramatic way of combining film imagery and elements of musical comedy, theatre and ballet"

Washington Times

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"Beautiful in every way"

Mitzi Gaynor

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"Wonderful. Bourne's vision is glorious"

California Telegraph

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"A dazzling spectacle. Fresh and vital, hilarious, profound and stunningly original. Bourne's incomparable theatrical flair adds up to a compelling entertainment"

The Times

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"British dance's runaway success story"

The Observer

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"I will never miss a production under your charge"

Jack Nicholson

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"You represent the past, present and future of dance"

Shirley MacLaine

1

"A spectacular piece of staging"

Daily Express

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"A valentine to the power of love"

LA Times

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"Cinderella sparkles with the same clever pop art visuals, wry cultural observations and propulsive narrative drive. Truly inspired storytelling"

The Los Angeles Daily News

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"At Bourne's best, the action is tied so directly to the music, it's as if Prokofiev wrote the score just for him. This 'Cinderella' has enough romance, fantasy and fun to keep us hooked."

Time Out ****

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"A work of considerable genius"

International Herald Tribune

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"Stunning! The company was brilliant"

Susan Stroman

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"What a stunning show Matthew Bourne has created. This must be the most heartwarming and sophisticatedly rewarding show in London. A magnificent show and Bourne's finest hour "

Ismene Brown (Arts Desk)

4

"A perfect, warming Christmas treat"

Daily Telegraph ****

4

"A gripping theatrical spectacle. Bourne does something wonderful: he scatters love, like fairydust. This Cinderella turns into another kind of fairytale – the miracle of love in war "

Guardian ****