Christopher Wheeldon

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The Car Man; Like Water for Chocolate review – two narrative delights
Matthew Bourne and Christopher Wheeldon bring masterly cinematic power to their adaptations of Bizet’s Carmen and Laura Esquivel’s 1989 novel

Sarah Crompton

19, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Like Water for Chocolate review – Christopher Wheeldon’s delectable take on a magic-realist love story
Wheeldon choreographs Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel’s 1989 tale of food and forbidden passions into a fulfilling ballet full of buoyant movement and visually arresting coups de theatre

Lyndsey Winship

03, Jun, 2022 @10:42 AM

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Christopher Wheeldon: ‘Most boys at ballet school were closeted, terrified our parents would disown us’
As his version of Like Water for Chocolate opens at the Royal Opera House, the choreographer talks about how the ballet world is changing – and why he took on the Michael Jackson musical

Lyndsey Winship

26, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Tony awards 2022: A Strange Loop leads the nominees, while British talents are lauded
Three actors from The Lehman Trilogy go head to head, the musical Six picks up eight nominations and the production MJ – about Michael Jackson – is also recognised

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

09, May, 2022 @2:03 PM

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Royal Ballet review – Kyle Abraham’s fresh style connects to the real world
The versatility of the modern ballet dancer is showcased in a triple bill featuring works by Crystal Pite and Christopher Wheeldon

Lyndsey Winship

25, Mar, 2022 @11:38 AM

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The Royal Ballet: 21st-Century Choreographers review – racing out of the blocks
Works by Christopher Wheeldon, Crystal Pite and rising star Kyle Abraham reveal a company eager to pursue expressive and exciting directions

Lyndsey Winship

19, May, 2021 @10:45 AM

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Royal Ballet Live: Within the Golden Hour review – sheer, ravishing class from top to pointed toe
Francesca Hayward, Natalia Osipova and Marianela Nuñez are among the many stars in this exquisite mixed bill of classics and more recent work

Lyndsey Winship

15, Nov, 2020 @11:34 AM

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The Royal Ballet: Back on Stage review – freedom to soar again
After seven months away from the spotlight, the entire company release their pent-up energy in a jubilant and moving three-hour gala of greatest hits

Lyndsey Winship

11, Oct, 2020 @10:59 AM

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No standing still: the best of lockdown dance
From an elegant ode to San Francisco to Japanese hip-hop in a park, here’s how dancers are tackling our new normal

Lyndsey Winship

17, Aug, 2020 @9:30 AM

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San Francisco Ballet: scorching dancers leave their hearts in London
The American company visited the UK with four triple bills: here are 10 things we learned from their thrilling season

Lyndsey Winship

07, Jun, 2019 @1:29 PM

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Within the Golden Hour/ Medusa/ Flight Pattern – review
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s new ballet Medusa is the tame centre of this Royal Ballet triple bill

Roslyn Sulcas

12, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Royal Ballet: Within the Golden Hour / Medusa / Flight Pattern review – monsters and melancholy
Crystal Pite reinvents the corps de ballet, alongside Christopher Wheeldon’s classy meditation and a flawed world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Lyndsey Winship

09, May, 2019 @12:29 PM

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