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Matthew Bourne News

 
Date Of Birth:
January 13, 1960 (62)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Bio:
Widely hailed as the UK's most popular and successful choreographer/director, Matthew is the creator of the world's longest-running ballet production, a five-time Olivier Award winner and the only British director to have won the Tony√ā¬ģ Award for both choreographer and director of a musical. He is ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 13, 1960 (62)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

Bio:
Widely hailed as the UK's most popular and successful choreographer/director, Matthew is the creator of the world's longest-running ballet production, a five-time Olivier Award winner and the only British director to have won the Tony√ā¬ģ Award for both choreographer and director of a musical. He is ... (read complete bio)
BalletBoyz to Return to Live Performance with London Premiere of DELUXE Photo BalletBoyz to Return to Live Performance with London Premiere of DELUXE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022

BalletBoyz has announced their return to live performance with the London Premiere of Deluxe. Fusing beautiful dance with original music in the company’s unique and unmistakable style, Deluxe will embark on a nationwide UK tour from March to May, including London’s Sadler’s Wells between 24 and 27 March. It is a co-production with Sadler’s Wells. 

Matthew Bourne's NUTCRACKER Will Return to Milton Keynes Next Month Photo Matthew Bourne's NUTCRACKER Will Return to Milton Keynes Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2022

The scrumptious production of Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker! returns to Milton Keynes Theatre from 15 February to 19 February on its UK and Ireland tour.

Designer Lez Brotherston Honored with Order of the British Empire Photo Designer Lez Brotherston Honored with Order of the British Empire
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 2, 2022

New Adventures has just announced that Associate Artist and Tony and Olivier Award Winning designer Lez Brotherston on his Order of the British Empire in The Queen’s New Year Honours 2022 for services to Dance and Theatre.

Saturday Night Fever Confirms Casting For West End Premiere and Tour Photo Saturday Night Fever Confirms Casting For West End Premiere and Tour
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

Bill Kenwright's production of¬†Saturday Night Fever¬†will have its West End Premiere for a strictly limited 8-week run at the¬†Peacock Theatre, starting 4 February ‚Äď 26 March.¬† This will be preceded by a short UK tour, opening at the New Theatre Oxford on 5 January, and traveling to Truro, Darlington and Manchester

Milton Keynes Theatre Announces Winter/Spring Season Photo Milton Keynes Theatre Announces Winter/Spring Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2021

Milton Keynes Theatre has today announced its Winter/Spring 2022 season with a programme of outstanding shows, shaping next year into one of the biggest in the theatre's history.

New Production Of MARY POPPINS in Sydney Now On Sale Photo New Production Of MARY POPPINS in Sydney Now On Sale
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

Cameron Mackintosh and Disney's new award-winning London production of MARY POPPINS is now on sale for performances beginning 15 May 2022 at the Sydney Lyric Theatre.

BalletBoyz Announce New Film RUMPELSTILZCHEN and the Return of DELUXE Photo BalletBoyz Announce New Film RUMPELSTILZCHEN and the Return of DELUXE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021

The internationally acclaimed BalletBoyz has today announced their return to both screen and stage. In March they will return to live performance with Deluxe, a double bill fusing beautiful dance with original music and engaging film content, in the company's unique and unmistakable style.

Sadler's Wells Digital Stage to Present THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL & More Photo Sadler's Wells Digital Stage to Present THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021

Sadler’s Wells has announced that Ballo Arthur Pita’s The Little Match Girl and Second Hand Dance’s Night Tree Films will be available on Sadler’s Wells Digital Stage for the festive season.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for A CHORUS LINE at Curve Theatre Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for A CHORUS LINE at Curve Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021

Curve theatre will present its Christmas musical A Chorus Line, featuring world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer. A smash-hit Broadway masterpiece, A Chorus Line will run at Curve from 3 to 31 December.

The Hippodrome & National Friendly Join Forces to Raise £30,000 for Long-Covid Resea Photo The Hippodrome & National Friendly Join Forces to Raise £30,000 for Long-Covid Research
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2021

Working together with Southmead Hospital’s official charity, Southmead Hospital Charity, National Friendly and The Bristol Hippodrome are embarking on a fundraising appeal which aims to raise £30,000 to support the Long-Covid research now taking place at the hospital.

A STAR IS BORN, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF & More to Stream on Broa Photo A STAR IS BORN, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF & More to Stream on BroadwayHD in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

BroadwayHD has unveiled a lineup of star-studded titles with classic movie musicals, concerts and spectacular theater performances. Kicking off the month on November 1st is the 1976 musical romantic drama film, A Star is Born, featuring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.

The MATTHEW BOURNE Collection Boxset to be Released Photo The MATTHEW BOURNE Collection Boxset to be Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

The beautifully presented boxset showcases the very best of New Adventures' award-winning dance performances and celebrates 30 years of choreographer Matthew Bourne's thrilling and evocative reinterpretations of classic, much-loved tales.

Joffrey Academy of Dance Names Christopher Marney New Head of Studio Company and Trai Photo Joffrey Academy of Dance Names Christopher Marney New Head of Studio Company and Trainee Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021

Raymond Rodriguez has announced Christopher Marney¬†as the new Head of Studio Company and Trainees at the Academy. Marney begins his new role on¬†November 3, 2021, just eight weeks after the Joffrey Academy of Dance opened its new ‚ÄúJoffrey for All‚ÄĚ studio space and training facilities at 1920 South Wabash Avenue.

Casting Announced For World Premiere Of THE OSMONDS: A New Musical Photo Casting Announced For World Premiere Of THE OSMONDS: A New Musical
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2021

The actors who will be playing the five Osmond brothers in the world premiere of THE OSMONDS: A New Musical are Ryan Anderson as Merrill Osmond, Jamie Chatterton as Alan Osmond, Alex Lodge as Jay Osmond, Danny Nattrass as Wayne Osmond and Joseph Peacock as Donny Osmond. 

Photos: First Look at A CHORUS LINE Opening at Curve Theatre in December Photo Photos: First Look at A CHORUS LINE Opening at Curve Theatre in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2021

Curve theatre in Leicester will present A Chorus Line this December, featuring world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer.

Matthew Bourne's NUTCRACKER! Full Casting and Touring Dates Announced Photo Matthew Bourne's NUTCRACKER! Full Casting and Touring Dates Announced
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021

New Adventures has announced full casting and touring dates for 30th Anniversary, newly designed and reimagined production of Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!  The tour opens at Theatre Royal Plymouth on Monday 15 November 2021 ahead of a Christmas Season at Sadler's Wells, London from Tuesday 7 December 2021 to Sunday 30 January 2022. The tour then continues until April 2022, visiting a total of 14 venues across the UK. 

National Youth Dance Company Alesandra Seutin Will Continue For A Second Year As Gues Photo National Youth Dance Company Alesandra Seutin Will Continue For A Second Year As Guest Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021

National Youth Dance Company (NYDC), the country's flagship company for young dancers run by Sadler's Wells, appoints its next Guest Artistic Director. Current Guest Artistic Director Alesandra Seutin will continue in the role for 2021/22 leading the company's 10th cohort.

Wallis Artistic Director Paul Crewes To Step Down, Transition To Artistic Advisor Photo Wallis Artistic Director Paul Crewes To Step Down, Transition To Artistic Advisor
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021

Pioneering arts leader Paul Crewes, who has served since 2015 as the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' first Artistic Director, steps down from his position at the end of this year and transitions to a new role as Artistic Advisor for the balance of The Wallis' 2021-2022 Season, it was announced by Michael Nemeroff, Chairman of the Board.

Ramin Karimloo and co-composer Nadim Naaman to Lead RUMI: THE MUSIC at the London Col Photo Ramin Karimloo and co-composer Nadim Naaman to Lead RUMI: THE MUSIC at the London Coliseum
by Robert Diamond - Sep 9, 2021

Dana Al Fardan, one of the Middle East‚Äôs leading contemporary composers, and West End star Nadim Naaman today announce that their second major stage musical, ‚ÄėRumi: The Musical‚Äô will get its world premiere at the London Coliseum in ¬†November 2021.

Full Casting Announced For A CHORUS LINE at Curve Photo Full Casting Announced For A CHORUS LINE at Curve
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2021

Curve theatre in Leicester has today revealed the full cast of its Christmas musical A Chorus Line, including world famous dancer Adam Cooper and West End and Curve favourite Carly Mercedes Dyer.

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