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WASHINGTON DC: American Ballet Theatre presents "Harlequinade" at The Kennedy Center

WASHINGTON DC: American Ballet Theatre presents "Harlequinade" at The Kennedy Center

Company:

American Ballet Theatre

Location:

Opera House at The Kennedy Center
Washington, DC

Dates:

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 7:30pm daily through February 2, 2019

Tickets:

www.kennedy-center.org

Company:
American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre: Harlequinade

ABT presents the D.C. premiere of Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky’s retelling of Marius Petipa’s 19th-century comic ballet, following its New York world premiere in summer 2018. He brings the “lost” classic to life with a bold new staging co-produced with Australian Ballet, inspired by Petipa’s archival notes and set to original music by Riccardo Drigo. In this two-act ballet, Harlequin fights for his true love, Columbine. Playful costumes and vivid sets create a charming tribute to the Italian commedia dell’arte style, known for its slapstick humor and rollicking characters.

Tickets: $39–150

 

Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside in "Harlequinade." © Marty Sohl

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