New Adventures announce world premiere of Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

New Adventures announce world premiere of Matthew Bourne’s production of The Red Shoes.

New Adventures are delighted to announce the World Premiere of Matthew Bourne’s production of THE RED SHOES, opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on Monday 21 November.

A beloved fairy-tale 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.

The coveted role of Victoria Page will be played by the Australian dancer and New Adventures Principal, Ashley Shaw. Ashley is currently wowing audiences around the UK and receiving rave reviews for her performance as Aurora in Matthew Bourne’s “Sleeping Beauty”. She has been dancing with New Adventures since 2009 performing many of the Company’s leading female roles including “Nutcracker!”, ‘Lana’ in “The Car Man”, ‘Kim’ in “Edward Scissorhands” and the title role in “Cinderella”. This will be her first created role in a new production.

An intoxicating drama where life imitates art with fateful consequences; THE RED SHOES will dazzle your senses and break your heart.

The UK Tour of THE RED SHOES will arrive at the Plymouth Theatre Royal on Monday 21st November before moving to The Lowry, Manchester then Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, New Victoria Theatre, Woking, The Hippodrome, Birmingham, Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes, Theatre Royal, Norwich, Theate Royal, Nottingham, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, The Mayflower, Southampton, The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford, The Hippodrome Theatre, Bristol and Thew New Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon.

About Author /

Kath is an actor, singer and writer with a passion for theatre. She has been reviewing for At The Theatre since 2014. Kath has a Masters in Performance at Liverpool Hope University and is Creative Engagement Worker for B arts, a participatory arts organisation.

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