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The Bourne variation: Choreographer puts own stamp on 'Sleeping Beauty'

Matthew Bourne’s “Sleeping Beauty,” the choreographer’s version of the Tchiakovsky classic, has a six-day run scheduled at Proctors beginning Tuesday.
Photographer: Mikah Smillie
Matthew Bourne’s “Sleeping Beauty,” the choreographer’s version of the Tchiakovsky classic, has a six-day run scheduled at Proctors beginning Tuesday.
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Matthew Bourne is hailed as a celebrated choreographer and director. But Bourne considers himself a storyteller. And in his latest venture in narration for the stage, the Tony Award-winner has refashioned Tchaikovsky’s iconic ballet “The Sleeping Beauty.” The result is like so many past Bourne creations — a fanciful reimagining of a classic that satisfies purists and delights ballet’s uninitiated. He already did it with Tchiakovsky’s other ballets, “The Nutcracker” and with resounding international and ...

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DougPeek
October 12, 2013
9:16 a.m.

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Great stuff!!! I can't wait. Thank you Philip Morris and Proctors. People should not judge a show ahead of seeing it. There are some shows offered that people may not know of that were great. Like the Rich Little "Jimmy Stewart and Friends Show" -:)

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