Matthew Bourne’s magical dance production of Edward Scissorhands has carved a place in the hearts of thousands across the world since its premiere. Presenting its first major revival, Bourne takes a fresh new look at this modern fairytale, which will be revitalised for a whole new generation of dance lovers and theatregoers.
Based on the classic Tim Burton movie and featuring the beautiful music of Danny Elfman and Terry Davies, played live each night by the New Adventures Orchestra, this touching and witty love story tells the bittersweet tale of a boy left alone and unfinished in a strange new world. It is a parable for our times about the ultimate outsider.
After global success with his inspired interpretations of Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, this new production is guaranteed to delight the whole family.
**** "The Matthew Bourne - Tim Burton chemistry is fizzing. Enchanting" - The Guardian
***** "Magical, witty. Straight from the heart." - Metro
**** "Bourne has reinvented Scissorhands. Using his acute directorial skills and the incredible design flair of Lez Brotherston, he has fashioned a tender and funny dance play about the ultimate outcast" - The Times