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Matthew Bourne’s stunning Nutcracker hits movie theaters

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  Its kind of mind-blogging to realize that the traditional Christmas ballet NUTCRACKER has been performed since 1892.  It seems that the changes it has undertaken over the past two centuries could hardly be considered significant that was until (Sir) Matthew Bourne got his hands on it. His Nutcracker follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from Christmas … Continue reading



A perfect Holiday Gift for all those would-be Billy Elliot’s out there

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    The work of the celebrated multi-award-winning choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne is the real reason why so many of us (young enough!) wanted to become Billy Elliot.  His now-legendary SWAN LAKE  in which he altered the traditional story to be about a human male falling in love with a male swan, is part of … Continue reading



Matthew Bourne’s stunning re-imagining of Romeo & Juliet now streaming online

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If you have never seen any of Sir Matthew Bourne’s stunning ballets then you are so missing out, This award-winning queer Brit choreographer has produced breath-taking genre-bridging adaptations of classics like “Swan Lake,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Car Man” and “The Red Shoes”.  Now his latest one Romeo and Juliet, which was filmed live at Sadler’s Wells … Continue reading



Matthew Bourne’s Romeo & Juliet streams in US for the 1st time

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  Tony and Oliver Award winner director/choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet is a passionate and contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic story of love and conflict. Set in the not-too-distant future in ‘The Verona Institute’ and mysteriously confined against their will by a society that seeks to divide and crush their youthful spirits, our … Continue reading



Matthew Bourne’s brilliant ballet SWAN LAKE is BACK

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  The multi-award winning openly gay British choreographer and director Sir Matthew Bourne first staged his male version of SWAN LAKE at  Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London in 1995. Overnight it converted thousands of unsuspecting men and women everywhere into balletomanes. It became the longest running ballet in London’s West End where it won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best … Continue reading



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