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Vampires at the Ballet: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

By Doug Rule
November 12, 2013 3:39 PM |
Provocative British choreographer Matthew Bourne -- best known for his mostly male, Tony-winning version of Swan Lake -- returns with his company New Adventures to present his latest re-imagining of a ballet classic, and another one set to Tchaikovsky. In Bourne’s hands, Sleeping Beauty becomes a gothic romance and supernatural love story, one sexier than the original. Oh, and complete with ... [Read]

Led by artistic director Nikolaj Hübbe, the world-renowned Royal Danish Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center for the first time since 2004 to offer new productions of August Bournonville's A Folk Tale and his signature and enduring masterpiece Napoli. A Folk Tale runs Tuesday, June 7, through Thursday, June 9, at 7:30 p.m. Napoli runs Friday, June 10, and Saturday, ... [Read]