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Looking Ahead: Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty Opens Tomorrow

November 4, 2013

Matthew Bournes SLEEPING BEAUTY," Mikah Smillie, Blumenthal Performing Arts, Charlotte NC

The 2013-14 Duke Energy Broadway Lights Series is officially underway! Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty brings the classic tale with a gothic twist to the Belk Theater stage this week! The fabulous stage production opens tomorrow, Nov. 5, and plays through Sunday, Nov. 10. Don’t miss the latest from world renowned choreographer Bourne, who will be in the Queen City for the show’s run. CLICK HERE for ticket information.

“This production of Sleeping Beauty is the fulfillment of a great ambition to choreograph the three great Tchaikovsky ballets and was created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of my company, New Adventures, last year,” says Bourne. “I am so grateful to have this opportunity to bring this glorious production to Charlotte audiences, who have always been so welcoming of my work.”

Here’s a sneak peek of the show!

Want to hear more from the man behind it all? Bourne sat down to discuss the show at The Lowry in Manchester last year. Hear what he had to say in the video clip below.

Bourne’s production went on to sell out shows in London’s West End and break records! It’s not too late to get your tickets while this amazing show is in Charlotte. Visit BlumenthalArts.org to buy now!

Also Bourne and New Adventures are quite active on Twitter! Follow them at @MattBourne1 and @New_Adventures. Use the hashtag #sleepingbeauty for Twitter and Instagram.

Follow Blumenthal on Instagram @BlumenthalArts. Don’t forget to check out the digital version of the Sleeping Beauty playbill HERE.

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