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Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to Birmingham Hippodrome, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences and critics across the UK and the USA.
The Red Shoes is a 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.
Based on the classic Powell and Pressburger film and the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, and set to the achingly romantic music of golden-age Hollywood composer Bernard Herrmann, The Red Shoes is orchestrated by Terry Davies, with cinematic designs by Lez Brotherston, lighting by Paule Constable and sound by Paul Groothuis.
Evenings 7.30pm plus 2pm matinee on Thursday & 2.30pm Saturday
Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet is a passionate and contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic love story.
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s evergreen production of The Nutcracker has been part of the City’s Christmas tradition since 1990 and returns to B...
David Bintley & Galina Samsova's production of one of the most celebrated ballets of the 19th-century.