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Matthew Bourne

A New Swan Lake in Black, White and Intriguing Shades of Gray

Meghan Feeks | Posted 03.06.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Directed and choreographed by Jean-Christophe Maillot, Lac is a pithy remix of Swan Lake that keeps the central story intact, but dares to rethink many of the ballet's sacrosanct conventions.

Dancing Partners: Art and Architecture

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is a big difference in my mind between just an exhibition of works by great artists and an exhibition that has the courage and conviction to p...

Bourne's Sleeping Beauty Dazzles in LA

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Hoyt Hilsman

Matthew Bourne's dazzling and captivating interpretation of Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty is magnificent in every respect -- not simply the choreography, costumes and scenic design, but also Bourne's innovative and intelligent narrative.

Review: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty at City Center

Meghan Feeks | Posted 12.28.2013 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, now running at New York City Center, showcases the director's twist on yet another beloved story ballet. Overall, his recipe lightens the emphasis on ballet, but ultimately pleases by adding more of a story.

As Broadway's Mary Poppins Gets Ready to Close, Regional Productions to Begin Popping Up

Jim Hill | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As any good Mary Poppins fan will tell you, when the wind shifts from the East to the West, it's then time for that practically perfect nanny to pack up her carpet bag and fly off for parts unknown.

'Swan Lake' In 3D?!?

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 05.16.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — If you've ever seen choreographer Matthew Bourne's version of "Swan Lake," you already know that his birds aren't the usual delicate,...

Hooters to Swan Lake During One Week in New York

Susan Eley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Eley

In Bourne's modern dance-inspired version of Swan Lake, the swans are men and the prince longs not only for the love of the virile, lead swan, but also for the affection of his cold, unloving mother, the Queen.

Matthew Bourne's All-Male "Swan Lake" Returning To NYC

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — More than a decade after its acclaimed run on Broadway, Matthew Bourne's all-male "Swan Lake" is returning to New York. Bourne's rei...

Cinderella as a Box Office Sweep for the Joffrey Ballet?

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

What did this extraordinary company do at the Music Center Pavilion? You guessed right: it put away one-act connoisseur feasts and brought out the bread and butter: Sir Frederick Ashton's Cinderella