Welcome back to Storyhouse. We put customer safety at the top of everything we do, however at this time that means a little more than making sure you don’t get struck inadvertently by an actor! It now also means keeping 2 metres apart and wearing a face covering whilst inside the building, except when eating or drinking. We will be asking all our customer to both enjoy themselves and to stick to some easy to follow guidelines. Find out how we’re keeping you safe here.
Directed & Choreographed by Matthew Bourne
Adam Cooper – Boris Lermontov, Ballet Impresario
Ashley Shaw – Victoria Page, A Rising Star
Dominic North – Julian Craster, A Struggling Composer
Michela Meazza – Irina Boronskaya, Prima Ballerina
Liam Mower – Van Boleslawsky, Premier Danseur
Glenn Graham – Grischa Ljubov, Ballet Master, Choreographer and Character Artist
Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale
Matthew Bourne’s ‘gorgeous take on the film classic’ (★★★★ The Times) comes to cinemas for the first time. Winner of two Olivier Awards, The Red Shoes is an ‘utterly enthralling’ (★★★★★ Daily Express) 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. Matthew Bourne’s magical adaptation of the classic Powell and Pressburger film is set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, the production is orchestrated by Terry Davies, with stunning designs by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Paul Groothuis and projection design by Duncan McLean. Filmed live at Sadler’s Wells in London especially for cinemas, Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes stars Ashley Shaw as Victoria Page, Adam Cooper as Boris Lermontov and Dominic North as Julian Craster. This ‘cinematic masterpiece re-Bourne on stage’ (★★★★ Evening Standard) will dazzle your senses and break your heart.
A note when you’re booking…
In order to help maintain social distancing at Storyhouse, seats have been held off so that there is ample space around audiences. To help us do this effectively, please only select a block of seats that match the number of people attending.