Posts tagged "Joffrey Ballet"

The Nutcracker (The Joffrey Ballet): Dazzling Christmas Tradition Loses No Luster

The Nutcracker (The Joffrey Ballet): Dazzling Christmas Tradition Loses No Luster
Reviewed by Tom Lawler Along with A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker remains a pillar of theatrical entertainment every holiday season. While Dickens’ work imparts a moral lesson on the importance of family, love and generosity over material wealth, Nutcracker transports us to a Yuletide fantasia of battling mice and toy soldiers, a dancing sugar plum... Read more »

“Human Landscapes” (Joffrey Ballet) : A Thought-Provoking Expression of Human Spirit

“Human Landscapes” (Joffrey Ballet) : A Thought-Provoking Expression of Human Spirit
Reviewed by Jennie Siering The Joffrey Ballet presents  Human Landscapes Human Landscapes is a program featuring the work of of three choreographers who each explore aspects of human spirit through dance in their own way. The first performance, Forgotten Land, was inspired by a painting by Edvard Munch of women looking at the ocean.  It... Read more »

Review "Ronald Hynd's The Merry Widow": A Stylish Visual Spectacle

The Joffrey Ballet presentsRonald Hynd’s THE MERRY WIDOW At the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress ParkwayAdapted from Franz Lehar’s operettaChoreographed by Ronald Hynd Assisted by Annette PageStaged by John MeehanConducted by Scott SpeckFebruary 18th, 19th, 24th, 25th, 26th at 7:30pmFebruary 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th at 2pmThru February 27th Buy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours and thirty... Read more »
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