Matthew bournes the nutcracker is not a traditional version of this classic christmas ballet. Clara, nutcracker, mouseking, sugar plum fairy, dr drossemier. Who are the main characters in the nutcracker answers. Matthew bourne, in full sir matthew bourne, born january, 1960, hackney, london, england, british choreographer and dancer noted for his uniquely updated interpretations of traditional ballet repertoire. She is a young girl who gets a nutcracker for christmas. Her brother brakes it and she has a dream about her nutcracker coming to life. Ward and a cast of beloved characters that are unique to this version of. Sir matthew christopher bourne obe born january 1960 is an english choreographer.
New adventures is delighted to announce the 2020 tour dates for matthew bourne s nutcracker. Name two features of the dance style in this piece. He was also known for his choreography for popular revivals of classic musicals bourne entered the world of dance relatively late. Discover the many roles in tchaikovskys the nutcracker. Gcse dance learn with flashcards, games, and more for free. Although he had been a fan of musical films and theatre. The ballet was inspired by the nutcracker and the mouse king, published in 1815 by the german author e. New adventures has announced that matthew bournes nutcracker. The choreography for the second act is as extravagant as the costumes, and the characters are irresistable from the flamencodancing. Dross orphanage, through a shimmering, iceskating winter wonderland to the scrumptious candy kingdom of sweetieland. Matthew bournes nutcracker characters flashcards quizlet. Dross orphanage, through a shimmering wonderland to the spectacular candy folk of sweetieland. Its score was composed by pyotr ilyich tchaikovsky and the performance choreographed by marius petipa and lev ivanov, three of russias greatest artists of their era.
This is very much the christmas of the nutcracker in london. Clara is the name of her favourite doll and has now been adopted as the main protagonist in the popular version of the nutcracker. Matthew bournes version was originally created to be performed as part of the. It is christmas day and sugar and fritz open their christmas presents of toys and sweets in front of the orphans, but refuse to share them. The sweetest of all matthew bournes christmas treats returns to london for a limited season at sadlers wells theatre.
With scott ambler, emily piercy, saranne curtin, ewan wardrop. But matthew bourne has created a masterpiece of its own, almost guaranteed to be a success since it is built round the same wonderful tchaikovsky music that audiences love. Twenty years on, matthew bournes dickensian take on tchaikovsky is as. Matthew bournes nutcracker, sadlers wells, london the. A number of changes have been made to the original plot, many of which add a new perspective to the piece.
The orphans christmas dance includes quirky head bopping coupled with intensive jogging on the spot and awkward balletstyled arms, all. It can though, be a difficult story to follow and be a bore for the men of. The sweetest of all matthew bournes treats returns for the first time in nine. Christmas movies a list of 585 titles created 24 sep 2014. Tv movie 2003 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The characters of sweetieland dance and the snow starts falling, suddenly. A christmas classic, the nutcracker, scored by tchaikovsky and originally choreographed by marius petipa and lev ivanov, was first performed in russia in 1892, with numerous versions and adaptations enchanting audiences across the globe ever since. Buy matthew bournes nutcracker tickets directly from the official theatre box office for the best choice of seats. The motion picture with designs and costumes by maurice sendak, bejarts nutcracker and mark morris the hard nut. The sweetest of all matthew bourne s treats returns for the first time in nine years.
Featuring the extraordinary designs of anthony ward and a cast of. When the patrons turn up to be impressed at christmas by their own philanthropy, the presents for the orphans, even the balloons and paper hats, are loaned only for the occasion by the awful dr and mrs dross, who smartly take back the meagre goodies after the public show. What is the plot of matthew bournes the nutcracker answers. The royal ballet is staging sir peter wrights classic 1984 production. Shchelkunchik listen help info is an 1892 twoact ballet fairy ballet. Describe a motif or short phrase performed by a group of dancers. The longawaited return of new adventures nutcracker. One of his earliest pieces of choreography, matthew bournes nutcracker is also one of his most charming and imaginative. The production, featuring the music of tchaikovsky, was first produced in 1992 and was last seen in 2012, when it celebrated its 20th birthday. Moving the christmas party from a comfortable middleclass home to a.
Here the story doesnt open in the opulent home of a wealthy family, with wellheeled guests arriving in their finery to be entertained on christmas. Matthew bournes the nutcracker by sophie b on prezi. My very first fulllength production dates from 1992 and remains the most singular interpretation of tchaikovskys masterpiece, back in 2020 to delight a new generation of theatre and dance fans. His work includes contemporary dance and dance theatre. But there is also a version by matthew bourne, known as nutcracker. A whole cast of memorable characters in this neon world include the.
The sweets of the nutcracker the australian ballet. In recent years, revisionist productions, including those by mark morris, matthew bourne, and. Tickets go on sale at sadlers wells on monday 10 february 2020. Promising a fresh serving of the traditional christmas far, matthew bournes nutcracker. Queen candy matthew bournes nutcracker is now considered to be a classic and is celebrating its 23rd anniversary the gobstoppers and prince bon bon the marshmallows become. The classical nutcracker has also become a christmas tradition. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup. It opens in dr dross orphanage for waifs and strays, with claras upbringing far closer to that of oliver twist. New adventures announces matthew bournes nutcracker. With familysized helpings of bournes trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy, nutcracker.
Matthew bournes version was originally created to be performed as part of the centenary celebrations in 1992, but has gone. This delicious theatrical feast has familysized helpings of matthew bournes trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy. Use action, space, dynamics and relationships in your answer. The nutcracker is an 1892 twoact ballet originally choreographed by marius petipa and lev. Characters the story the humbug bouncer act one who becomes.18 1577 706 1337 1445 1001 879 1233 1389 273 348 772 1128 435 789 1390 964 994 1087 1409 849 702 881 342 140 578 1468 366 249 1430 722