Bolshoi Ballet's LE CORSAIRE to Screen at Ridgefield Playhouse
Experience the captivating, mesmerizing and enchanting of magic of the ballet when Le Corsaire airs on the big screen in the Bolshoi Ballet Encore in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, January 14th at 4pm as part of the Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings Live in HD & Classical Series. The Bolshoi Ballet dates back to 1776 in Russia.
Amidst a bustling Turkish market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankedem's Bazaar. Conrad kidnaps Medora when Lankedem decides to sell her to the Pasha.
Inspired by Lord Byron's epic poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipa's exotic 19th-century classic, this miracle of the repertoire is one of the Bolshoi's most lavish productions. Complete with a magnificent awe-inspiring shipwreck and dramatic scenery, this grand romance allows enough dancing for nearly the entire company and made especially for those who seek miracles in theatre.
See the greatest classics restaged by today's most celebrated choreographers with the Bolshoi Ballet in HD - allowing you the best seats to this historic Russian tradition! For the eighth consecutive year, the 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet in HD season presents the greatest classics restaged by today's most celebrated choreographers for a cinema-exclusive experience featuring some of the finest dancers in the world. The Bolshoi Ballet in HD season also includes: Le Corsaire (January 14th), The Lady of the Camellias (February 4th) Romeo and Juliet (February 18th), Giselle (April 12th), The Flames of Paris (May 26th) and Coppélia (June10th).
The Ridgefield Playhouse offers free tickets to students 18 and under as a way for parents to introduce their children to the arts. FREE tickets are also available for Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings Live in HD screenings of The Met Opera and National Theatre of London.
For tickets ($25, Members & Seniors $20, Students $15 - FREE tickets for students 18 and under), call or visit the box office, 203-438-5795 or go online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT.