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BWW Review: 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS, Shakespeare's Globe, 17 August 2016BWW Review: 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS, Shakespeare's Globe, 17 August 2016
by Debbie Gilpin - Aug 18, 2016

Every year, the Globe hosts productions by writers other than Shakespeare - this year it sees the inclusion of Kneehigh Theatre's version of Michael Morpurgo's 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Adapted for the stage by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, it sits neatly in the middle of the Wonder Season, prior to embarking on a UK and US tour. On the face of it 946 is a family show, however there really is something for everyone. (more...)

Photo Flash: Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY Opens at Theatre Royal, Plymouth TonightPhoto Flash: Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY Opens at Theatre Royal, Plymouth Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

The first revival of Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY will open at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth tonight 17 October 2015 with an eight-week Christmas season at Sadler's Wells from Tuesday 1 December 2015 to Saturday 24 January 2016. (Press night on Wednesday 9 December 2015). In total, the production will play 18 venues. Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY is a gothic tale 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 itself cannot hinder. BroadwayWorld has a dreamy promo shot for the show below! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY - Ashley Shaw, Cordelia Braithwaite and More, Oct. 17Full Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY - Ashley Shaw, Cordelia Braithwaite and More, Oct. 17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce the full cast and further tour dates for the first revival of Matthew Bourne's "SLEEPING BEAUTY" opening at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on Today 17 October 2015 with an eight week Christmas season at Sadler's Wells from Tuesday 1 December 2015 to Today 24 January 2016. (Press night onWednesday 9 December 2015). In total, the production will play 18 venues. Full tour schedule below. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY - Ashley Shaw, Dominic North, Chris Trenfield and More!Full Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY - Ashley Shaw, Dominic North, Chris Trenfield and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce the principal casting for the first revival of Matthew Bourne's "SLEEPING BEAUTY" at Sadler's Wells. The eight week Christmas season is from Tuesday 1 December 2015 to Saturday 24 January 2016. (Press night on Wednesday 9 December 2015). Please see the schedule below. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for SLEEPING BEAUTY at Theatre Royal GlasgowFull Cast Announced for SLEEPING BEAUTY at Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce the full cast for the first revival of Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY at the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Tuesday 17 until Saturday 21 November. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dreamy New Promo Shot for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY in the UKPhoto Flash: Dreamy New Promo Shot for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY in the UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

The first revival of Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY will open at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on Saturday 17 October 2015. Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY is a gothic tale 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 itself cannot hinder. BroadwayWorld has a dreamy new promo shot for the show below! (more...)

Full Casting Set for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY; New Dates Announced!Full Casting Set for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY; New Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce the full cast and further tour dates for the first revival of Matthew Bourne's "SLEEPING BEAUTY" opening at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on Saturday 17 October 2015 with an eight week Christmas season at Sadler's Wells from Tuesday 1 December 2015 to Saturday 24 January 2016. (Press night on Wednesday 9 December 2015). In total, the production will play 18 venues. Full tour schedule below. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY - Ashley Shaw, Cordelia Braithwaite and More, Oct. 17Full Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's SLEEPING BEAUTY - Ashley Shaw, Cordelia Braithwaite and More, Oct. 17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

New Adventures are delighted to announce the full cast and further tour dates for the first revival of Matthew Bourne's "SLEEPING BEAUTY" opening at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on Saturday 17 October 2015 with an eight week Christmas season at Sadler's Wells from Tuesday 1 December 2015 to Saturday 24 January 2016. (Press night onWednesday 9 December 2015). In total, the production will play 18 venues. Full tour schedule below. (more...)

Winner of New Adventures Choreographer Award AnnouncedWinner of New Adventures Choreographer Award Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

New Adventures & Re:Bourne are delighted to announce that Jamaal Burkmar is the winner of the 2015/16 New Adventures Choreographer Award (NACA). Nearly 100 applied for the award. Burkmar was shortlisted with six other emerging choreographers: Corey Baker, Tara D'Arquian, Alexandra Green, Eleesha Drennan, Andrew McNicol and Matt Nicholson. Burkmar was chosen after a weekend of intervigews, debate and deliberation chaired by Bourne and his team of distinguished judges: (more...)

Kneehigh Returning to Birmingham RepKneehigh Returning to Birmingham Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

This autumn Kneehigh return to Birmingham Repertory Theatre following their sell-out run of Rebecca earlier this year, with their critically acclaimed radical new reworking of the Beggar's Opera, Dead Dog In A Suitcase (And Other Love Songs). (more...)

Jamaal Burkmar Wins New Adventures Choreographer AwardJamaal Burkmar Wins New Adventures Choreographer Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

New Adventures & Re:Bourne are delighted to announce that Jamaal Burkmar is the winner of the 2015/16 New Adventures Choreographer Award (NACA). Nearly 100 applied for the award. Burkmar was shortlisted with six other emerging choreographers: Corey Baker, Tara D'Arquian, Alexandra Green, Eleesha Drennan, Andrew McNicol and Matt Nicholson. Burkmar was chosen after a weekend of interviews, debate and deliberation chaired by Bourne and his team of distinguished judges: (more...)

DEAD DOG IN A SUITCASE to Play HOMEDEAD DOG IN A SUITCASE to Play HOME
by Nora Dominick - Jul 15, 2015

This autumn, Cornwall-based international touring company Kneehigh, with Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, begin a new tour of Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), their critically acclaimed radical reworking of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, written by Carl Grose, with a brand new score of live musicby Charles Hazlewood, and directed by Artistic Director Mike Shepherd. (more...)

Choreographer Matthew Bourne to Announce New Adventures Choreographer AwardChoreographer Matthew Bourne to Announce New Adventures Choreographer Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

Matthew Bourne announced today the third New Adventures Choreographer Award (NACA). Open to emerging choreographers of all ages, NACA follows the success of the 2012 and 2014 awards that helped launch the choreographic careers of James Cousins, Tom Jackson-Greaves and John Ross. In addition to the showcase awards in 2014 the judges made an additional award to Sally Marie to fund a Producer for 12 months and a Commissioning Award to Caroline Finn in partnership with Phoenix Dance Theatre. In June 2015 Finn was announced as the new Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales. (more...)

Matthew Bourne Opens 2015-16 New Adventures Choreographer AwardMatthew Bourne Opens 2015-16 New Adventures Choreographer Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Matthew Bourne announced today the third New Adventures Choreographer Award (NACA). Open to emerging choreographers of all ages, NACA follows the success of the 2012 and 2014 awards that helped launch the choreographic careers of James Cousins, Tom Jackson-Greaves and John Ross. In addition to the showcase awards in 2014 the judges made an additional award to Sally Marie to fund a Producer for 12 months and a Commissioning Award to Caroline Finn in partnership with Phoenix Dance Theatre. In June 2015 Finn was announced as the new Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's EDWARD SCISSORHANDSFull Cast Announced for Matthew Bourne's EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

New Adventures, Martin McCallum and Marc Platt have announced full casting for the forthcoming production of EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne playing at the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Wednesday 19 to Saturday 22 November 2014. (more...)

Liam Mower, Ashley Shaw, Katy Lowenhoff & More to Lead UK Tour of Matthew Bourne's EDWARD SCISSORHANDSLiam Mower, Ashley Shaw, Katy Lowenhoff & More to Lead UK Tour of Matthew Bourne's EDWARD SCISSORHANDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

New Adventures, Martin McCallum and Marc Platt are delighted to announce full casting for the forthcoming national tour and Sadler's Wells Christmas season of EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne. (more...)

2014 New Adventures Choreographer Award Winner John Ross Dance Presents LITTLE SHEEP, ECLIPSE and WOLF PACK, 9/17-182014 New Adventures Choreographer Award Winner John Ross Dance Presents LITTLE SHEEP, ECLIPSE and WOLF PACK, 9/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

John Ross Dance, winner of the 2014 New Adventures Choreographer Award, presents the world premieres of “Little Sheep” and “Eclipse”, and the re-staging of “Wolf Pack” in a triple bill at the Hackney Empire on Wednesday 17 andThursday 18 September. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2014

What has audiences and critics alike falling in love in theaters around the world? Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult is a theatrical force of nature that combines vibrant storytelling with breathtaking spectacle, set to a rich musical tapestry of original songs and familiar scores performed by a roving ensemble of musicians. Lauded internationally for its trademark vitality, the artistic collective, Kneehigh makes its long-awaited Chicago debut at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) with the iconic work that first catapulted the company to international fame. Tristan & Yseult will delight audiences for a limited run March 30 through April 13 in CST's Courtyard Theater. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Welcomes Internationally Acclaimed Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, 3/30-4/13Chicago Shakespeare Theater Welcomes Internationally Acclaimed Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, 3/30-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

What has audiences and critics alike falling in love in theaters around the world? Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult is a theatrical force of nature that combines vibrant storytelling with breathtaking spectacle, set to a rich musical tapestry of original songs and familiar scores performed by a roving ensemble of musicians. Lauded internationally for its trademark vitality, the artistic collective Kneehigh makes its long-awaited Chicago debut at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) with the iconic work that first catapulted the company to international fame. Tristan & Yseult will delight audiences for a limited run March 30 through April 13 in CST's Courtyard Theater. (more...)

The Guthrie Presents Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, Now thru 3/23The Guthrie Presents Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Guthrie welcomes the triumphant return of Kneehigh, creators of the smash hit adaptation of Brief Encounter, to present their critically acclaimed production of Tristan & Yseult this season. Director Emma Rice and designer Bill Mitchell reunite to create a must-see theatrical experience that reinvents the ancient love story with comedy, live music, grand passion and tender truths in an irresistible night of love. (more...)

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