Series Detail - ABT Family Series 104
Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes / A Month in the Country / Symphony in C - American Ballet Theatre
Thursday, May 23, 2013
ABT's Company Premiere of Ashton's dance drama, A Month in the Country, promises memorable performances in this remarkable retelling of Ivan Turgenev's famous play in which a young tutor's presence provokes competing affections in an elegant Russian household, while the reprise of Mark Morris' valentine to classical ballet creates a majestic tableaux of heart-stopping beauty. Bringing the program to an effervescent close, Balanchine's dazzling masterpiece, Symphony in C, features one of the choreographer's greatest pas de deux and an impressive finale exuding crystalline brio and virtuosity with a cast of over 40 dancers.
Cast: Wilkins, LaMarche, Seo, Hallberg, Abrera, Tamm, Semionova, Gomes, Osipova, Vasiliev, Messmer, Matthews
Le Corsaire — American Ballet Theatre
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Discover a treasure trove of virtuoso dancing in a New Production of this swashbuckling comedy! Staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, this exotic fable of a dashing pirate's love for a beautiful harem girl journeys through a tapestry of captive maidens, rich sultans, suspenseful abductions and dramatic rescues —culminating in a shipwreck that's one of the most breathtaking spectacles in all of ballet. Boasting all-new sets and costumes with over 120 performers, Le Corsaire perfectly showcases explosive bravura dancing from ABT's star-studded roster of dancers.
Cast: LaMarche, Part, Stearns, Matthews, Whiteside, Kajiya
Romeo and Juliet – American Ballet Theatre
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Sir Kenneth MacMillan's masterful interpretation of Shakespeare's enduring romantic tragedy has become one of ABT's signature productions. Against a sumptuous setting in Renaissance Italy, MacMillan weaves a dance tapestry rich in character nuance and sensuality, and Sergei Prokofiev's instantly recognizable music underscores the lyric beauty and passion of this beloved ballet's star-crossed lovers.
Cast: Wilkins; Herrera, Whiteside