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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s legendary ‘Swan Lake’ returns to The Lowry with music by Tchaikovsky

Matthew Bourne’s ‘Swan Lake’ returns to The Lowry Tue 20 November – Sat 1 December with a fresh look for the 21st century.

Retaining the iconic elements of the original production loved by millions around the world, Matthew Bourne and award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (Set & Costumes) and Paule Constable (Lighting) will create an exciting re-imagining of the classic production.

New Adventures’ thrilling, audacious, witty and emotive, ‘Swan Lake’ is perhaps still best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered conventions, turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by storm.

Collecting over thirty international accolades including an Olivier Award in the UK and three Tonys on Broadway, Matthew Bourne’s powerful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece is a passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times.

New Adventures is a national portfolio organisation supported using public funds by Arts Council England.