Matthew Bourne's Cinderella — New Adventures

9 Dec - 27 Jan

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

Please note that there is limited availability for December performances, but keep checking back daily for returns.

Sadler’s Wells Patrons have exclusive access to an allocation of best seats, giving them a chance to book even for sold out shows – for more information read more.

Following the sold-out and critical success of The Red Shoes, New Adventures return to Sadler's Wells this Christmas with one of our most popular and beloved productions, Matthew Bourne's Cinderella – a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War, which forms part of the company's 30th anniversary celebrations.

★★★★ "A dazzling spectacle"
THE TIMES

"A Valentine to the Power of Love"
LA TIMES

Matthew Bourne's interpretation of the classic fairy tale, has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz.

With Lez Brotherston's sumptuous costumes and sets, which won an Olivier Award for his original designs, and lighting by Olivier Award-winning Neil Austin, Cinderella will be performed in surround sound, designed by Paul Groothuis, with video and projection design by Duncan McLean and featuring a specially commissioned recording played by a 60 piece orchestra. Matthew Bourne's vivid storytelling has never been more heart-stopping and touching, and will take the audience into the heart of Prokofiev's magnificent score, and the sights and sounds of war-torn London.

"Wonderful. A perfect treat. Bourne’s vision is glorious"
DAILY TELEGRAPH

"A gripping theatrical spectacle"
GUARDIAN

 

Café De Paris Party Playlist
Step back in time to the infamous Café de Paris with this Spotify playlist to get you in the spirit for Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella this Christmas. Featuring hit songs from the World War II era, such as Vera Lynn and Glenn Miller, you’ll be transported to the dark evening during the London Blitz, just as the clock is about to strike midnight…

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R