NEWS: Full Tour and Casting Announced for 10th Anniversary of Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty

The UK tour of the production is set to visit 16 venues across the UK and will open at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on Saturday 12th November 2022 and will run until 19th November.

(c)Johan Persson

Full tour dates and casting have been confirmed for the 10th anniversary tour of Matthew Bourne’s gothic romance Sleeping Beauty, which was last seen across the UK and on international stages in New York, Charlotte, Washington, Des Moines, Cleveland and LA in the United States, Seoul in South Korea, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing in China and Tokyo in Japan.

After its run at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, the production will then visit:  The Lowry, Salford from 22 November to 26 November, ahead of a seven-week Christmas season at Sadler’s Wells, London from Tuesday 29 November to Sunday 15 January 2023. This year marks New Adventures’ 20th consecutive Christmas Season at Sadler’s Wells. Meanwhile, in 2023, Sleeping Beauty will then visit: Milton Keynes Theatre (17–21January), Theatre Royal, Nottingham (24-28 January), Wales Millennium Centre (31 January – 4 February), Birmingham Hippodrome (7-11 February), New Victoria Theatre, Woking (14-18 February), The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford (21-25 February), Bristol Hippodrome (28 February – 4 March), Liverpool Empire (7-11 March), Mayflower Theatre, Southampton (14-18 March), Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury (21-25 March), Norwich Theatre Royal (4-8 April), Festival Theatre, Edinburgh (11-15 April), and Newcastle Theatre Royal (18-29 April).

Casting for the tour has also been confirmed with Ashley Shaw returns to the iconic role of ‘Princess Aurora’ along with Katrina Lyndon making her debut in the role. Aurora’s devoted ‘Leo’ will be played by Andrew Monaghan, with Stephen Murray and Rory Macleod both making their debuts in the role.The Dark Fairy, ‘Carabosse’ and her son, ‘Caradoc’ feature debuts from Paris Fitzpatrick, Jackson Fisch and Ben Brown whilst the vampiric Good Fairy, ‘Count Lilac’, will also be played by Paris Fitzpatrick along with Dominic North and Christopher Thomas, all making their debuts in this role.Completing the cast are several original cast members: Sophia Hurdley, Daisy May Kemp and Danny Reubens as well as  Benjamin Barlow Bazeley, Stephanie Billers, Isaac Peter Bowry, Kayla Collymore, Jade Copas, Cameron Flynn, Shoko Ito, Kurumi Kamayachi, James Lovell, Enrique Ngbokota, Bryony Wood, Hannah Kremer and Perreira Franque.

Enter a wondrous world of magical fairies and vampires, where the timeless tale of good vs evil is turned upside-down, creating a supernatural love story that even the passage of time itself cannot hinder. Will Princess Aurora ever find her true love again?

The production is directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne with Lez Brotherston (Set and Costumes), Paule Constable (Lighting) and Paul Groothuis (Sound Design) as part of the creative team.

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