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New York City Center Presents the New York Premiere of Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty, Oct 23 – Nov 3, 2013

March 26, 2013
Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

New York City Center Presents

 The New York Premiere of  



*Limited Engagement*

OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 3, 2013 

Directed and Choreographed by Matthew Bourne

Tickets will go on sale on March 25.

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty sees Bourne return to the music of Tchaikovsky to complete the trio of the composer’s ballet masterworks that started in 1992 with Nutcracker! and continued in 1995 with the international hit Swan Lake.

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty is a gothic romance for all ages: the traditional tale of good vs. evil and rebirth is turned upside down, creating a supernatural love story that even the passage of time cannot hinder.

The Sleeping Beauty creative team includes three of Bourne’s regular collaborators and New Adventures Associate Artists: The Tony and Olivier Award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (Set and Costumes), Paule Constable (Lighting) and Paul Groothuis (Sound Design) who created the acclaimed surround-sound for Bourne’s recent hit production of Cinderella.

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne is widely hailed as the UK’s most popular and successful choreographer/ director. He is the creator of the world’s longest running ballet production (Swan Lake), a five-time Olivier Award winner, and the only British director to have won Tony Awards for both Best Choreographer and Best Director of a Musical. Bourne has been the Artistic Director of New Adventures (formally Adventures in Motion Pictures) since 1987. During those 25 years he has created new audiences for dance with groundbreaking work both at home and internationally, including Nutcracker!, Swan Lake, Cinderella, The Car Man, Play Without Words, Edward Scissorhands, Dorian Gray and Sleeping Beauty. Bourne is a Resident Artist at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, where New Adventures was invited to be Resident Company in 2006

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty


New Adventures is the UK’s most in-demand contemporary dance/theatre touring company. Under the inspired leadership of Artistic Director Matthew Bourne, it has, over the last 25 years, changed the landscape of British dance with an award-winning repertory of works that have brought unprecedented new audiences to theatres throughout the UK and internationally. Bourne and his team of world-class collaborators have consistently produced some of the most successful dance productions ever staged. Since its formation in 2002, New Adventures has created an enviable repertory of acclaimed new works (Play Without Words, Edward Scissorhands, Dorian Gray, Lord of the Flies and Sleeping Beauty), as well as new productions of popular favourites from Bourne’s former company, Adventures In Motion Pictures (1987-2002) – Nutcracker!, Swan Lake, Highland Fling, The Car Man, Cinderella and the mixed program Early Adventures. The company regularly employs over 60 dancers annually, and they are widely recognized as the finest group of actor/dancers working in the UK today.








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