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Vintage Marquee: Al Pacino in RICHARD III At The Cort Theatre Photo Vintage Marquee: Al Pacino in RICHARD III At The Cort Theatre
by Walter McBride - Jan 6, 2020

Today we're flashing back to a vintage marquee for Al Pacino's 1979 turn in William Shakespeare's Richard III.

ABT Announces 2020 Spring Season At The Met Photo ABT Announces 2020 Spring Season At The Met
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2019

American Ballet Theatre will celebrate its 80th Anniversary during the 2020 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House with the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's Of Love and Rage, an opening week devoted to both new and historic works from the Company's repertory, and the 40th Anniversary performances of Natalia Makarova's production of La BayadeŐÄre. The Spring season was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

Photo Flashback: Al Pacino Stars as RICHARD III in 1979 Photo Photo Flashback: Al Pacino Stars as RICHARD III in 1979
by Walter McBride - Oct 14, 2018

Today, we're bringing you a flashback photo of the marquee at the Cort Theatre from 1979, when Al Pacino starred in Richard III!

Paul Taylor, Legendary Choreographer, Has Died At 88 Photo Paul Taylor, Legendary Choreographer, Has Died At 88
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 30, 2018

The Paul Taylor Dance Foundation announced the death yesterday of legendary choreographer Paul Taylor in Manhattan on August 29.

American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting For Weeks Five and Six of 2018 Spring Seaso Photo American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting For Weeks Five and Six of 2018 Spring Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 31, 2018

Casting for the fifth and sixth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

American Ballet Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House Photo American Ballet Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2018

American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 14 - July 7, will feature the World Premieres of AFTERITE by Wayne McGregor and Harlequinade by ABT Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. Tickets for ABT's 2018 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 25 at 12 Noon.

Casting Announced for American Ballet Theater's Final Two Weeks
by Marianka Swain - Jun 7, 2016

Casting for the seventh and eighth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

Tickets Go on Sale This Sunday for American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring season will be highlighted by a World Premiere work by Alexei Ratmansky, the American Premiere of Ratmansky's The Golden Cockerel and a revival of Frederick Ashton's La Fille mal gardee. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 20 at 12 Noon.

BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland is American Ballet Theatre's Newest Juliet
by Rose Marija - Jun 24, 2015

On June 16, 2015, I was privileged to be in attendance at the Metropolitan Opera House for Misty Copeland's debut performance of Juliet in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet, set to Sergei Prokofiev's exciting score. This ballet has been in ABT's repertory since 1985, with scenery and costumes by Nicholas Georgiadis and lighting by Thomas Skelton. It was first performed by The Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House in London in 1965.

Tickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 11-July 4, will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of an all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 22 at 9:00 A.M.

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season.

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season.

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney Appears Onstage with ABT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

From the floor of The Capitol Building to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, U.S. Representative from New York's 12th District, will appear with American Ballet Theatre as a supernumerary in ABT's production of Romeo and Juliet this evening, June 10.

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney to Appear Onstage with ABT, 6/10
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 4, 2013

From the floor of The Capitol Building to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, U.S. Representative from New York's 12th District, will appear with American Ballet Theatre as a supernumerary in ABT's production of Romeo and Juliet on Monday evening, June 10.

American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth and Sixth Weeks of Spring Season
by Devin MacDonald - Jun 4, 2013

Casting for the fifth and sixth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2013 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

Alexei Ratmansky 3-Part Premiere, LE CORSAIRE and More Set for American Ballet Theatre's 2013 Season at the Met, Now thru 7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2013

American Ballet Theatre's 2013 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, today, May 13-July 6 will be highlighted by the World Premiere of a three-part work set to music by Dmitri Shostakovich and choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky, the Company Premiere of Sir Frederick Ashton's A Month in the Country and a new production of Le Corsaire. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House are on sale now at the box office

Alexei Ratmansky 3-Part Premiere, LE CORSAIRE and More Set for American Ballet Theatre's 2013 Season at the Met, 5/13-7/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

American Ballet Theatre's 2013 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 13-July 6 will be highlighted by the World Premiere of a three-part work set to music by Dmitri Shostakovich and choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky, the Company Premiere of Sir Frederick Ashton's A Month in the Country and a new production of Le Corsaire. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House are on sale now at the box office

Northrop Dance Feature Paul Tayor Dance Company, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2010

Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota presents Paul Taylor Dance Company on Tue, Nov 30 at 7:30 pm at Northrop. Paul Taylor is the last living member of the pantheon that created modern dance. At 80, he is still acclaimed for the relevance and power of his current work, as well as his classics. His world-renowned company returns for a specially-selected program that spans his life's work. Cloven Kingdom (1976) reveals the primal beast lurking just below mankind's sophisticated veneer, while Brief Encounters (2010) tracks men and women converging at a secret trysting place in the dead of night to satisfy pure animal instincts. Esplanade's (1975) pedestrian, 'found' movement displays the exuberance of youth, the sadness of a dysfunctional family, and the romantic interplay of lovers.

Northrop Dance Feature Paul Tayor Dance Company, 11/30
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 1, 2010

Northrop Dance at the University of Minnesota presents Paul Taylor Dance Company on Tue, Nov 30 at 7:30 pm at Northrop. Paul Taylor is the last living member of the pantheon that created modern dance. At 80, he is still acclaimed for the relevance and power of his current work, as well as his classics. His world-renowned company returns for a specially-selected program that spans his life's work. Cloven Kingdom (1976) reveals the primal beast lurking just below mankind's sophisticated veneer, while Brief Encounters (2010) tracks men and women converging at a secret trysting place in the dead of night to satisfy pure animal instincts. Esplanade's (1975) pedestrian, 'found' movement displays the exuberance of youth, the sadness of a dysfunctional family, and the romantic interplay of lovers.

American Ballet Theatre Celebrates 70th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

American Ballet Theatre's 2010 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 17-July 10, will celebrate the Company's 70th Anniversary with a tribute to legendary ballerina Alicia Alonso and the 30th Anniversary of Natalia Makarova's production of La Bayadère. The season will also feature the Company Premiere of John Neumeier's Lady of the Camellias. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on March 28.

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