Friday Film Break
The Party Audition from Matthew Bourne’s “The Red Shoes”
September 16, 2021
Catch Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes tonight on PBS at 9 pm (check local listings). The ballet is being presented as part of the channel’s “Great Performances” series. Recorded at Sadler’s Wells in January 2020, the production is an adaptation of the classic ballet film from 1948. This clip includes the scene when heroine Victoria Page, played by Ashley Shaw, auditions for impressario Boris Lermontov at a party.