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Sleeping Beauty By Jez Bond (PlaywrightDirector UK)

Sleeping Beauty by Jez Bond (Playwright/Director UK)

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Sleeping Beauty by Jez Bond (Playwright/Director UK)

There will come a point in every witch's life where the scales are tipped so far to one side that the world, nature, humanity - whatever you want to call it - finally fights back. The demons are expelled and we return to the natural state. Sleeping Beauty is the fairytale of the beautiful princess Arabella who pricks her finger on a spindle and sleeps for a hundred years. Here adapted for the stage, you can join a host of characters for a night of magic, romance and laughter. In this quirky and flamboyant new stage version of the traditional story by Jez Bond and Mark Cameron, the battle of good versus evil is given a facelift, bringing this fairytale vividly to life through comedy, drama and original songs. The songs are included at the back of the edition (melody with chord symbols).

Sleeping Beauty Reviews

The Princess Bride with a dash of Disney . . . the eminently hummable original music and lyrics are a hit * Time Out *
Oodles of sparkly bits, silliness and slapstick, bags of hissing and booing, and a script so clean you could eat your dinner off it * The Stage *

About Jez Bond (Playwright/Director UK)

Jez Bond won the Channel Four Theatre Director Bursary, under which he trained at Watford Palace Theatre. In 2010, he founded London's Park Theatre, leading the GBP3m project and taking the reins as Artistic Director when it opened, to critical acclaim, in 2013. He was recently named in the Evening Standard's Power 1000L a list of the one thousand most influential Londoners. As a director his credits include Adult Supervision (Park Theatre); The Fame Game (Tour of Austria); Sleeping Beauty (Salisbury Playhouse); Oliver! (starring Rowan Atkinson, Oxford); I Have Been Here Before (Watford Palace Theatre); The Twits (Tour of Switzerland); Misconceptions (Hong Kong Arts Centre); Big Boys (Croydon Warehouse); Shot of Genius (Leicester Square); Canaries Sometimes Sing (Kings Head & France); and A Season in South Africa (Old Vic). As a dramaturg, he has worked with writers at Soho Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Royal Court and Young Vic. Mark Cameron is and actor and scriptwriter. Television credits include Waterloo Road; Eastenders; The Roman Mysteries; Vincent; The Royal; Fifty Five Degrees North; Doctors and Extreme Endurance, plus regular characters in Coronation Street; Steel River Blues and Emmerdale. Film includes D.I. Hackman in Scar Tissue (UK cinema release 2012); The Boss in The Boss (2012 Reed Festival short film winner); Norman Hunter in The Damned United, and John in Tomo (Sundance Film Festival Winner). Theatre includes the Dame in Sleeping Beauty (Salisbury Playhouse); Chancer in Mathematics of the Heart (Theatre 503 and winner of Brighton Fringe Festival 2011 Best Play); Dorante in The Game of Love and Chance (national tour); Alfredo in The Breakfast Soldiers (Contact Theatre, Manchester); and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare in the Park).

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Sleeping Beauty by Jez Bond (Playwright/Director UK)
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