Category Archives: New Wimbledon Theatre

Sleeping Beauty: A Gothic Fairy Tale – Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures: New Wimbledon Theatre, London, 23 April 2013

A fine romance In the grand tradition of Matthew Bourne shows Sleeping Beauty is an entertaining affair. As always, it’s wonderful to look at; Lez Brotherston’s fangtastic Gothic staging doesn’t spare the dry ice, nor stint on the size of … Continue reading

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An Evening of Burlesque: New Wimbledon Theatre, 15 February 2013

No la, la On walking into the New Wimbledon Theatre, the lack of a programme or cast sheet for sale felt like a bad omen. And, on the whole, it was. The small group of burlesque dancers on display (The … Continue reading

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Mixed Bill – Richard Alston Dance Company: New Wimbledon Theatre, 9 February 2013

Get set, Goooooooooo! If ever a dance company went through the gears it was the Richard Alston Dance Company at the New Wimbledon Theatre tonight. Setting a rather gentle opening pace was Richard Alston’s The Devil in the Detail, a … Continue reading

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Richard Alston Dance Company – 2013 UK Tour preview; New Wimbledon Theatre, 9 February 2013

World Premiere for Wimbledon! The critically-acclaimed Richard Alston Dance Company make a welcome visit to the New Wimbledon Theatre on 9 February to herald the start of their 2013 tour. Not only that but they’re presenting the world premiere of … Continue reading

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Nutcracker! – Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures: New Wimbledon Theatre, 13 March 2012

Pinker than a pink thing Originally created in 1992, Nutcracker! was Matthew Bourne’s first full-evening story ballet. Treading the boards 20 years later it remains just as fresh and entertaining as it must have done all those years ago at … Continue reading

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La Fille mal gardee/The Sleeping Beauty – The Russian State Ballet of Siberia: New Wimbledon Theatre, 30 & 31 January 2012

Feeling hot, hot, hot The Russian State Ballet of Siberia put on a couple of impressive displays at the New Wimbledon Theatre. The opening night pastoral delights of La Fille mal gardée may not seem the obvious repertoire for a … Continue reading

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Mixed Bill – Richard Alston Dance Company: New Wimbledon Theatre, 1 April 2011

Published 6 April 2011: Wimbledon Guardian http://tinyurl.com/RichardAlstonReview Serious stuff from a serious company Celebrated choreographer Richard Alston has led his own company since he took up the position of Artistic Director of The Place in 1994. Since then the Richard Alston … Continue reading

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