The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes

Sadler's Wells · 03 DEC - 19 JAN

Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale

Overview

A sell-out for its world premiere in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to London, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences across the UK and the USA.

The Red Shoes is a 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.

Set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes is orchestrated by Terry Davies and played live by the New Adventures Orchestra, with cinematic designs by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Paul Groothuis.

Date & time

Opening 03 Dec
Tue 3 Dec - Sun 19 Jan, 2pm, 2.30pm, 7pm & 7.30pm

Venue

Sadler's Wells
Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R London, UK · Get Directions
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