Review: Matthew Bourne's 'Cinderella' dances into WWII with a profound beauty
By Lewis Segal
Feb 08, 2019 | 12:55 PM
In the dance world, nobody makes a case for damaged heroes as brilliantly as Matthew Bourne. In his reworkings of classic stories and scores, the British director and choreographer invariably makes the search for love reveal bedrock human imperfections — sad truths about our needs and limitations that he defines through an alternately satiric and compassionate character-dance style. Return to story.