Matthew Bourne, The National Theatre and a classic film Musical at the Alhambra Theatre in 2017!
THE RED SHOES
Matthew Bourne’s magical adaptation of the classic Powell and Pressburger film and the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale is set to a new score using the mesmerizing music of golden-age Hollywood composer, Bernard Herrmann (most famous for his collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles). An intoxicating drama where life imitates art with fateful consequences; The Red Shoes will dazzle your senses and break your heart. Don’t miss this tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world
Have the time of your life with the ultimate live experience; Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage. Full of passion and romance, heart-pounding music and sensationally sexy dancing, the record-breaking musical is even better than before in this all new production. The classic story of Baby and Johnny returns, following two blockbuster West End runs and two hit UK Tours, featuring the classic songs Hungry Eyes, Hey! Baby, Do You Love Me? and the heart stopping (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
The National Theatre’s internationally acclaimed production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to Bradford in 2017. This innovative drama is based on Mark Haddon’s award-winning novel and is the winner of seven 2013 Olivier Awards and five 2015 Tony awards, including ‘Best Play’.
Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. When he falls under the suspicion of killing Mrs Shears’ dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world.