Full Cast, Creative Team Set for National Tour of Edward Scissorhands
Based on the Tim Burton film of the same name, this touching and witty gothic fairytale tells the story of a boy created by an eccentric inventor. With only scissors for hands, Edward must find his place in a strange new suburban world where the well-meaning community struggles to see past his appearance to the innocence and gentleness within.
The piece is directed, devised, and choreographed by Bourne, whose other credits include Swan Lake, Car Man, and Mary Poppins. The music is composed, arranged, and adapted by Terry Davies, based on the original motion picture score by Danny Elfman. The original screenplay and co-adaptation are by Caroline Thompson. Set and costumes are by Lez Brotherston, lighting is by Howard Harrison, and sound is by Paul Groothuis.