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A dancer performs in a magical wood

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Tue 18 – Sat 29 Apr 2023
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Tickets from: £20.00 
Evenings: 7.30pm
Matinees: Thu 2pm, Sat 2.30pm
Running time: TBC
Contains recorded music

Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty reawakens in 2022, celebrating 10 years since its premiere at Sadlers Wells, when it became the fastest selling production in the company’s history and comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal in 2023 as part of a nationwide tour.
Now established as a firm favourite in the New Adventures repertoire, the award-winning Sleeping Beauty has enchanted international audiences throughout the UK and across the globe.

Enter a wondrous world of magical fairies and vampires, where the timeless tale of good vs evil is turned upside-down, creating a supernatural love story that even the passage of time itself cannot hinder. Will Princess Aurora ever find her true love again?

With an unforgettable score by Tchaikovsky, sumptuous sets and costumes, evocative lighting and masterly storytelling, the beloved fairy tale is brought to life by the uniquely talented New Adventures company. Get ready to be transported in time from the halcyon days of the late Edwardian era through to the modern day in this dazzling gothic romance.

Book early and secure the best seats at the best price! We reserve the right to change prices.


‘Absolute perfection’

The Spectator



‘Extraordinary. Dazzling. Masterful’

Sunday Express

A scene from Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
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‘Thrills from start to finish. Utterly brilliant’

Sunday Mirror



‘Unbelievable. An eye-popping delight’

The Observer

A close up view of Layton Williams as Jamie


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