Matthew Bourne's ‘Sleeping Beauty’ awakes
‘Sleeping Beauty’ has been given a ‘Twilight’-inspired makeover at Sadler's Wells
Matthew Bourne is the Madonna of the dance world: endlessly reinventing. He switched up ‘Swan Lake’ to make it a gay romance with a cast of male swans, he turned ‘Cinderella’ into a wartime love story and now he’s got his hands on ‘Sleeping Beauty’, one of the less inspiring stories of the ballet canon. So how is he going to transform it into ‘Beauty’ 2.0? Lyndsey Winship finds out.