Venue Details

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Boston Opera House
539 Washington Street Boston, MA 02111
617-259-3400
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lismany medina
Parking was about $16 across the street from the theatre after 5PM. Not too bad for Downtown Boston.
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Jean
although not a bad seat in the house I would recommend one in the mezzanine to get the full effects to the show.
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8 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 05 2010

fantastic seats. performance was pretty good. not the most memorable ballet in the repertoire, but a lot of great moments.

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7 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 05 2010

Excellent dancing: from the leads to the corps. Fine job on the mime roles, especially the Chief Brahmin. A great opportunity to see classical ballet -- I could almost imagine myself in the nineteenth century.

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 05 2010

loved this ballet. everything from our seats to the dancers, costumes and production was perfect

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Website

http://www.bostonballet.org/

Description

La Bayadere, a vibrant Petipa classic, takes the stage at The Boston Opera House. The ballet is an important bridge between the romantic and classical eras of ballet and was first performed at St. Petersburg’s Maryinsky Theater in 1877. A story of betrayal and love set in exotic India, La Bayadere follows the heart-breaking tale of a temple dancer and a young warrior kept apart in life and united only in death. The ballet’s rich, lavish set design and production elements conjure up The Arabian Nights and Bollywood culture. The ballet contains the monumental Kingdom of Shades scene which traditionally features 32 female dancers entering the stage in single file in a dream-like sequence. Boston Ballet will present the Florence Clerc staging with vivid, new costumes and the absorbing scenery that are cornerstones of this classic.

About the Ticket Supplier: Boston Ballet

Boston Ballet, a professional dance company and the region's second-largest performing arts organization, is dedicated to the highest standards of dance performance, training, and education. The Company presents fully staged classical and contemporary works during its eight-month season. Performances reach a broadly inclusive audience from throughout the state and region, and support an institutional mission that values leadership, innovation, and partnership. Boston Ballet's Center for Dance Education serves an associated imperative to train dancers of all ages and provide general access to the art of dance.