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New York City Center, Sadler’s Wells London
and Back Row Productions present
A New Adventures Production

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

  • City Center Mainstage
  • Oct 13 - Nov 7, 2010
  • $25, $50, $85, $110

  • Overview

    Sun, Tue-Wed 7:30, Thur-Sat 8, Sat-Sun 2
    (Wed 11/3 at 2 & 7:30; Sun 11/7 at 3)

    Running time: Two hours and thirty minutes, including one intermission.

    - The New York Times

    SEE IT or live to regret it”
    - The London Independent

    Mesmerizing. It should not be missed
    - Associated Press

    "Highly imaginative, full of laughs, yet powerful emotionally.
    - WQXR

    “Dance just got all sexypants
    - New York Post

    “A truly stunning achievement”
    - am NEW YORK

    One of the most audacious, visually stunning, and moving works created for the stage.
    - Theatermania

    Video: Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake Preview
    Video: In depth with Matthew Bourne
    Video: DancePulp Interview with Matthew Bourne

    Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake turned tradition upside down and took both the theater and dance worlds by storm when it arrived on Broadway in 1998 and went on to win three Tony Awards®. Acclaimed as a landmark achievement on the international stage, it has become the longest running ballet in London’s West End and on Broadway, enjoyed four hugely successful tours in the UK, and thrilled audiences all over the world. Now Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake returns to New York for four weeks only.

    Perhaps best known for replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble, the production is now a modern-day classic. With a blend of dance, humor and spectacle, Bourne has created a provocative and powerful Swan Lake for our times.

    2010-2011 Dance Season Sponsors
    Frederic and Robin Seegal
    New York City Center Dance Council

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