Directed by Lisa Millar and choreographed by Christopher Tendai, Wonderland in Alice is an original adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s tale that explores its themes and tropes through contemporary dance and music, trippy visuals and dynamic stage design.
Atmospheric, menacing, hypnotic and beautifully danced, Rambert Dance stormed into Hull New Theatre in Peaky Blinders The Redemption of Thomas Shelby. A Rambert production in association with Birmingham Hippodrome written by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and choreographed and directed by Benoit Swan Pouffer is a stunning piece of theatre.
Remember it’s not just the West End where excellent shows can be found. Here’s a guide to some of the shows we can’t wait to catch on tour.
New Adventures and Matthew Bourne return to The Lowry with their Gothic take on the classic fairytale Sleeping Beauty. A firm favourite in the company’s repertoire and celebrating 10 years since it was first performed, this stylish and supernatural production reawakens for 2022.
The Northern Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is everything you could want in the lead up to Christmas. Enchantment paired with stellar dancing means you’ll have a captivating time, whether you’re an adult or child.
Based on the well-loved Raymond Briggs classic, The Snowman stage show can only be described as magical. Having grown up watching the TV adaptation, the piece has always been an integral part of the Christmas countdown in our family, we’ve got the books and each year eagerly await it being aired on TV.
Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby continues to play at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre is an exhilarating way to explore the world of the Shelby family, brought to stunning life thanks to the show’s creative team.
Thrillingly balancing dangerous drama and rapturous romance, John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet enthrals once again in this grandly staged, meticulously recreated hallmark production from The Australian Ballet.
The Rest Of Our Lives at Summerhall, Edinburgh ends in a remarkable moment of mass dancing as the audience descends on the stage, suddenly finding themselves at full emotional stretch thanks to an unashamed expression of personality from these two delightful performers.
Antigone, Interrupted is exceptional and thrilling dance and, like several productions at this year’s Fringe, reverts to Greek myth to provide stories for our trouble times, with remarkable results.
The use of music and dance (all types) along with some interesting guests via video makes Jean-Paul Gaultier – Fashion Freak Show at the Roundhouse one of the most interesting and diverse shows in London right now. Even if you aren’t a fashionista JPG is such a fascinating man that you will enjoy learning about him and getting to see his work in person.
The concept of Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion Freak Show at London’s Roundhouse consists of a narrative of the life and times of fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier, put together to include a multitude of his fashion designs and a large cast of dancers.
The Nutcracker Suite is an old and much-beloved family Christmas favourite. Matthew Bourne’s version, however, is a somewhat different take on the classic.
There are very few companies who do what Lost Dog does so well – seamlessly combining theatre and contemporary dance, as though this was an obvious way to tell a story.
Organisers of London’s VAULT Festival, which was due to return this month bigger and better than ever, today announced that the entire 2022 programme has been canceled in the face of continuing uncertainty with the Omicron variant.
The full programme is now announced for VAULT Festival 2022, which returns to London from 25 January to 20 March 2022 for its tenth anniversary.
The multi-award-winning show JunNk is currently entertaining thousands of happy guests each week onboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship the Getaway.
Human, the latest show from integrated circus collaboration Extraordinary Bodies, comes to London for three performances only at Woolwich Works on 5 and 6 November 2021.
A new piece from Matthew Bourne is always a talking point and a treat to get dance fans excited. I’ve been a fan for around a decade now.
Matthew Bourne’s latest production, is described as “intoxicated tales from the darkest Soho” and based on the novels of Patrick Hamilton. All the action takes place at The Midnight Bell, a public house and Central London in the 1930’s.