This is a repeating eventfebruary 2, 2018 7:30 pm
01feb7:30 pmSwan LakeShubert Theatre
The State Ballet Theater of Russia presents SWAN LAKE Full-length Ballet in Four Acts Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov Founded by legendary dancer and former Prima Ballerina
The State Ballet Theater of Russia presents SWAN LAKE
Full-length Ballet in Four Acts
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Founded by legendary dancer and former Prima Ballerina of The Bolshoi Theater Ballet, Maya Plissetskaya, The State Ballet Theater of Russia, now under the direction of award-winning dancer and Moiseyev dance company soloist Nikolay Anokhin, presents one of the greatest classical ballets of all time. This full-scale production, set to the music of Tchaikovsky and based on Russian folklore and German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. The State Ballet Theater of Russia presents 50 of Russia’s brightest ballet stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life!
Tickets are $39-$69
(Thursday) 7:30 pm
247 College Street, New Haven
Shubert Theatre247 College Street, New HavenThe Shubert Theatre had its genesis in the New Theatre, an “art” playhouse located on Central Park West that was devoted to serious repertory drama. Although the project was a critical and commercial flop, the New Theatre Group, which included Lee Shubert, leased a plot of land between 44th and 45th street to construct a new venue. The plan was abandoned, but Lee Shubert and Winthrop Ames, a former New Theatre partner, acquired a lease for the site, and built two adjoining playhouses there. Lee and J.J. operated the larger of the two auditoriums, which they named the Sam S. Shubert Memorial Theatre to commemorate their brother, who had died in May 1905. Ames managed the smaller Booth Theatre.
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