Edward Scissorhands The Musical
A magical adaptation of the classic Tim Burton motion picture - EDWARD SCISSORHANDS.
After global success with his inspired interpretation of Swan Lake , Nutcracker, highland Fling and the multi-award winning Play Without Words, Matthew has also enjoyed unprecedented success with his work in the Disney/Cameron Mackintosh hit musical, Mary Poppins.
The original film, directed by Tim Burton with unforgettable music by Danny Elfman, has become a modern classic and confirmed Burton as one of the most imaginative film-makers of our time. Burton and Elfman have worked together on numerous films including Beetlejuice, The Nighmare Before Christmas, Sleepy Hollow, Batman and Big Fish with a new production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory released last year.
Relive the Edward Scissorhands movie, live on stage!
Matthew Bourne and New Adventures ( Swan Lake ) are back with a magical new adaptation of the classic Tim Burton motion picture Edward Scissorhands. A treat for the whole family, this touching and witty gothic fairytale tells the story of a boy created by an eccentric inventor. With only scissors for hands, Edward must find his place in a strange new suburban world where the well-meaning community struggles to see past his appearance to the innocence and gentleness within. This musical without words is a must-see event you won't want to miss!
Edward Scissorhands the Musical Synopsis
A treat for all the family, this touching and witty gothic fairytale tells the story of a boy created by an eccentric inventor who dies leaving him alone and unfinished. Left with only scissors for hands, Edward must find his place in a strange new suburban world where the well-meaning community struggle to see past his appearance to the innocence and gentleness within.
"Matthew Bourne tells a story with extraordinary zest and originality. Nobody does it better"
Los Angeles Times
"Just bring your ears and eyes and marvel at the inventions of Mr. Bourne's theatrical imagination"
New York Times