Sleeping beauty 110813 v3

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Ahmanson Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

144 ratings
4.5 average rating
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13 events
8 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 29 2013

It was marvelous. I have been a Matthew Bourne fan for years, seen 5 of his shows and enjoyed every one. His work is so creative. The dancers are so very talented - the costumes and sets wonderful.

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21 events
8 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

Really wonderful beautiful evening. If you like "SYTYCD-So You Think You Can Dance" or you like ballet and don't need to see toe shoes, you will find this a rewarding event. The wonderful costumes, delightful staging and story are typical...continued

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31 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 24 2013

Very imaginative story and staging, lovely dancing. I could have done without the Twilight-y angle. Also, the recorded music was a bit blare-ey. But overall, Bourne's work is always worth seeing and I am glad I went-- the seats were great.

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12 events
8 reviews
9 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

Wonderful staging and fabulous dancers, especially the two leads.

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30 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 21 2013

Mathew Bourne is always great!

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8 events
6 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 23 2013

This was a beautiful production. Smooth ticket pickup, good center seats, and a terrific afternoon! Took my second-grade daughter and she was on the edge of her seat the whole time, smiling, applauding, absolutely loved. We both enjoyed it...continued

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6 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 21 2013

I'm a lover of classical ballet and am pleased that it is finding a renewed interest--I danced when I was younger and in college and now my 8 year old follows in my footsteps. I was very intrigued when I read about Matthew Bourne's unusual...continued

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23 events
5 reviews
5 stars
12 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 29 2013

the only word is "Beautiful" loved it, would recommend to everyone for a most enjoyable afternoon.

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21 events
4 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 01 2013

Exceptional production and the seats were great

So glad this event was listed on the Orange County site as well as the LA. I wish more of the big stuff in LA crossed over onto the Orange County list as well.

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Deb
15 events
4 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 22 2013

One of the best ballets or theatrical experiences I have ever seen. Fantastic choreography, beautiful costumes and sets, amazing dancing. It was luscious. I loved it. I wish our seats had been closer though. We were in the last row of the...continued

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8 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 22 2013

Seat was in the VERY LAST ROW OF THE BALCONY! Couldn't have been any FURTHER away!

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10 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 22 2013

Wonderful production on a par with Bourne's Swan Lake. Seats were almost center and great view.

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8 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 27 2013

I absolutely LOVED the performance. However, didn't like my seat at all! Was squeezed in a corner (last seat next to the wall) in the last mezzanine row (P). For $50 plus almost $10 fee - that wasn't such a bargain!
Anne

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9 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 27 2013

I feel Goldstar misrepresented the value of the $80 tickets I purchased for $50 a piece. Having attended a number of shows at the Ahmanson, orchestra tickets are around $80. These $50 tickets were mezzanine, third row from the top on the far...continued

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11 events
3 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 27 2013

I took my teenage daughter and she loved it! It was a great mix of traditional ballet and the modern gothic costuming and movement.

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12 events
3 reviews
11 stars
attended Nov 24 2013

Loved it! An entertaining, imaginative, festive experience. I think even my 15 year old son enjoyed it -- although he won't admit it.

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Hector Garcia
4 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 23 2013

Matthew Bourne definitely delivers. I was completely in awe of the performance and the modern & vampire twist to the story. The stage backdrops are gorgeous and the dancers do an excellent job at interpreting their roles. Overall it was a pleasant...continued

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11 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 23 2013

Our Gold Stars seats were great--center Mezzanine--and the performance was creative and fabulous!

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12 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 23 2013

Our seats were positioned well to see the full scope of the ballet. It was marvelous, Matthew Bourne's genius is that he creates witty, daring and original ballets that are totally involving and original. It was a wonderful production.

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