New Adventures and Sadler’s Wells have announced the return of Matthew Bourne’s “ROMEO AND JULIET” with a 12-week UK Tour and five-week Summer Season at Sadler’s Wells.
The tour will open at Curve, Leicester on Monday 3 July 2023, before visiting The Lowry, Salford from Tuesday 11 July, Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe from Tuesday 18 July and New Theatre Hull from Tuesday 25 July, ahead of a five-week Summer Season at Sadler’s Wells from Tuesday 1 August to Saturday 2 September 2023. Tickets go on sale for Sadler’s Wells on 13 December 2022.
Further tour dates will be announced soon.
Matthew Bourne’s “ROMEO AND JULIET” gives Shakespeare’s timeless story of forbidden love a scintillating injection of raw passion and youthful vitality.
The 2023 production of “ROMEO AND JULIET” is the first Co-Production between New Adventures and Sadler’s Wells. A relationship that dates back nearly 30 years; New Adventures have been performing at Sadler’s Wells since 1993. In 2005 Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Sadler’s Wells, Alistair Spalding, appointed Matthew Bourne as one of the organisations first Associate Artists and in 2006 New Adventures became a Resident Company.
Directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, collaborating with the New Adventures Artistic team; Etta Murfitt (Associate Artistic Director), Lez Brotherston (Set and Costume design), Paule Constable (Lighting Design), Paul Groothuis (Sound Design) and Arielle Smith (Associate Choreographer) with Terry Davies’ thrillingly fresh orchestrations of Prokofiev’s dynamic score.