Matthew Bourne's Cinderella Reviews - Sadler's Wells

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Venue Information
Sadler's Wells

Sadler's Wells
Rosebery Avenue
London
Islington, London
EC1R 4TN

Seating Plan

Directions

Directions
(5mins) Take Upper St towards the City Road crossroads. Continue straight and turn right into Rosebery Avenue, where the theatre is 100m down on the right.

Show Information
Booking From: Saturday, 20th January 2018
Booking Until: Saturday, 20th January 2018
Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes (One interval)
Age Restriction: All ages admitted but some scenes may not be suitable for very young children.
Important Info: Special effects: smoke/haze. Possible strobe lighting (only in blasts here and there, not rapid fire). All ages admitted but some scenes may not be suitable for very young children.
Show Status: production_closed
Review Summary
Average Rating: 3.4 out of 5 stars based on 11 review(s)

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Latest Review: "We so enjoyed Cinderella last night - a quite stupendous production with stunning sets and dazzli..."

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    Saturday, 4th Dec 2010 by John Lich

Brilliant sets and dancing with fabulous costumes. The downside is the pre-recorded Prokofiev score which is played at much too high a level  trhough the sound system and this detracts from the enjoyment of the show. I noticed the same problem during last year's run of Dorien Gray. Maybe it is time that Sadlers Wells found themselves a sound engineer who knows what he is doing.

The plot is confusing but the technical brilliance of the dancing makes up for this. There is so much going on  on stage that it is quite difficult to take all of it in.

I'm not convinced that this ballet is suitable for young children but there is something for everybody else.

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