Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker! at Royce Hall
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The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Sunday January 2, 2005 / 2:00pm.
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- $65.00 - $75.00
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Now in its 60th year, the pioneering Paul Taylor Dance Company stages several of its acclaimed pieces at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Dubbed the "naughty boy" of dance by Martha Graham, Taylor's not only one of the greatest modern choreographers of the 20th century, he's also one of the 21st century's most daring innovators, still creating well into his 80s. His 16-member company embodies his continuing genius and nurtures new talent -- Tony winners Twyla Tharp and David Parsons are among its many distinguished alumni. Expect a wonderful show of kinetic movement, enthralling storytelling and surprising humor from one of the true legends of the form. Learn More
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Quotes & Highlights
- "A holiday gift for one and all" --Hollywood Reporter
- "Brilliant designs and musical numbers. Magic! A great family show." --The Evening Standard
- "A dazzling extravaganza." --Sunday Telegraph
- "Hugely delectable. Fantasy Hollywood straight out of a Busby Berkeley musical." --The Times (London)
From a hilariously bleak Christmas Eve at Dr. Dross' Dickensian orphanage, through a shimmering ice-skating wonderland, to the scrumptious candy folk of Sweetieland, Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker! takes its protagonist, Clara, on a journey that borrows elements from a variety of sources including Oliver Twist, the Ice Capades and the kaleidoscopic fantasy of Busby Berkeley musicals.
Matthew Bourne, who recently launched the company New Adventures, has achieved worldwide artistic and critical success for his innovative new versions of classic ballets including Swan Lake, Cinderella and The Car Man (loosely based on the opera Carmen). Bourne is also known for his musical theatre work as the choreographer of the revivals of Oliver! and My Fair Lady. He is currently working on a musical version of Mary Poppins in London.
Nutcracker! includes designs by Olivier Award-winner Anthony Ward, who also designed Chitty Chitty Bang Bang for the London Palladium along with Royal Shakespeare Company's The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.