Matthew Bourne News

Date of Birth: January 13, 1960 (57)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male

by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

London's Dominion Theatre, home to Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning Hollywood musical An American in Paris, has completed a £6 million restoration and unveils a brand new double-sided LED screen on Tottenham Court Road, the largest and highest resolution projecting screen on the exterior of a West End theatre.                                                (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet And Marcelo Gomes to Participate in Works & Process at the Guggenheim in New YorkThe Sarasota Ballet And Marcelo Gomes to Participate in Works & Process at the Guggenheim in New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet announces today that the Company, alongside American Ballet Theatre Principal Marcelo Gomes, will be presented by Works & Process, the distinguished and celebrated performing arts series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. (more...)

International Guest Faculty Brings Exciting Repertoire To The Sarasota Ballet's Summer ShowcaseInternational Guest Faculty Brings Exciting Repertoire To The Sarasota Ballet's Summer Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Opening Friday, 28th of July 2017 for two performances, the International Intensive Summer Showcase brings to the Sarasota stage works by Marius Petipa, Antony Tudor, Sir Matthew Bourne, L.Lavrosky and Arthur St. Leon. (more...)

Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITEThom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed rising star director Thom Southerland (Titanic, Grey Gardens, Grand Hotel) is to direct the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman in White. (more...)

Original Star Ashley Shaw to Lead Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES at the AhmansonOriginal Star Ashley Shaw to Lead Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The cast is set for the acclaimed Matthew Bourne / New Adventures production of "The Red Shoes." Presented by Center Theatre Group and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, the American premiere of "The Red Shoes" runs September 15 through October 1, 2017, with the opening set for September 19. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier theatre company, kicks off its 2017-18 season with the Peninsula premiere of the epic new musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (August 24-September 10, 2017). Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame begins as the bells of Notre Dame resound through the famed cathedral in 15th-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be "Out There," observes all of Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes for the day and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for KINKY BOOTS, Nick Offerman and More at Kimmel CenterTickets on Sale Friday for KINKY BOOTS, Nick Offerman and More at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts kicks off the 2017-18 season with internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, and comedy, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more! Tickets for a select number of 2017-18 performances listed below go on sale July 14, with many performances already on sale. (more...)

Original Cast to Dance Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Across the U.S.Original Cast to Dance Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

New Adventures has announced North American tour dates and casting for Matthew Bourne's double Olivier Award-winning production of THE RED SHOES. (more...)

Stars from the World of Dance Reunite for GALA FOR GRENFELLStars from the World of Dance Reunite for GALA FOR GRENFELL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Arlene Phillips CBE is to bring together a host of the world's leading dancers for a special gala to raise funds for the Grenfell Fire victims. (more...)

Fevered Sleep Bring Dance Piece MEN & GIRLS DANCE To Tate BritainFevered Sleep Bring Dance Piece MEN & GIRLS DANCE To Tate Britain
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

London-based arts company Fevered Sleep - described by the Guardian as 'boundary-smashing' -  bring a new version of their highly acclaimed dance piece, 'MEN & GIRLS DANCE' to Tate Britain this summer.  This adapted durational version has been specially re-worked for the gallery. (more...)

Director of The Marlowe Mark Everett to Retire in OctoberDirector of The Marlowe Mark Everett to Retire in October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

Mark Everett (65) will leave the theatre at the end of October and admitted it will be a 'wrench', but added: 'I believe my timing is right as with the many exciting developments facing The Marlowe, there is an excellent opportunity for someone new to take it into the next phase of its history.' (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour to Welcome New Leads This JulyTHE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour to Welcome New Leads This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group announced today that Eva Tavares and Kristie Dale Sanders will join the cast of the spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera currently on tour in North America. (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet Receives Grant From The Charles and Margery Barancik FoundationThe Sarasota Ballet Receives Grant From The Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet announces today that the Company has received a $50,000 grant from the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation in support of the organization's 2017 - 2018 Season. (more...)

Tour Dates Announced for Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLATour Dates Announced for Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

???????New Adventures are delighted to announce the tour dates for the much-anticipated return of Matthew Bourne's "CINDERELLA". (more...)

National Youth Ballet Announces 30th Anniversary SeasonNational Youth Ballet Announces 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

For its 30th Anniversary Season, The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain ("The NYB") will present Time in Motion, a mixed programme of ballets choreographed by some of the UKs most eminent professionals and rising talents, performed by a company of young dancers aged 8-18 from across the UK. (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet Adds George Balanchine's BUGAKU To Its Upcoming SeasonThe Sarasota Ballet Adds George Balanchine's BUGAKU To Its Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet's Director Iain Webb announces a new addition to the upcoming 2017 - 2018 Season with the Company premiere of George Balanchine's Bugaku. (more...)

BWW Review: THE RED SHOES, King's Theatre, GlasgowBWW Review: THE RED SHOES, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 7, 2017

A beloved fairytale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion. (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet Names 2017-18 Board of DirectorsThe Sarasota Ballet Names 2017-18 Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet announces the 2017 - 2018 Executive Officers for the Board of Directors: Hillary Steele, Chair; Judy Cahn, Vice Chair; Pat Kenny, Treasurer; Dick Johnson, Secretary; Rich Segall, Governance Officer; Jean Weidner Goldstein, Chair Emeritus; and Sydney Goldstein, Chair Emerita. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in BostonTickets Now On Sale for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make its highly anticipated return to the Boston Opera House. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.  THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will play a limited three week engagement at the Boston Opera House September 13 - October 1, 2017 as part of the 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Portland Based NW Dance Project Makes Its Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival DebutPortland Based NW Dance Project Makes Its Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Known for its "cutting-edge contemporary work" (Jason Vondersmith, The Portland Tribune), NW Dance Project makes its Jacob's Pillow debut, June 28-July 2 in the Doris Duke Theatre. Based in Portland, Oregon and led by former Royal Winnipeg Ballet principal dancer Sarah Slipper, the company is composed of a cast of classically-trained, versatile contemporary dancers. The program includes works by a range of accomplished choreographers and rising talents: Post-Traumatic-Monster by Felix Landerer, choreographer in residence for Scapino Ballet in the Netherlands; At Some Hour You Return by former Nederlands Dans Theater dancer Ji?i Pokorný; Le Fil Rouge by 2011 Sadler's Wells Global Dance Contest winner and NW Dance Project resident choreographer Ihsan Rustem; and MemoryHouse by Artistic Director Sarah Slipper. (more...)

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