“The Red Shoes” is Matthew Bourne’s Love Letter to Film and Dance

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Ashley Shaw and Sam Archer: Bourne's "The Red Shoes"
Of all Matthew Bourne’s works for New Adventures, many of which have been seen here in Los Angeles, The Red Shoes makes the best case for an ocean-going integration of dance, scenic design, and music. Of the three, the music by Terry Davies shines especially brightly with a rich mosaic of film...