Venue Details

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Auditorium Theatre
at Roosevelt University 50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
312-341-2310
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I wore a sweater, flip-flops, etc..
The Joffrey Ballet: Romeo and Juliet dress May 12 2014 star this tip starred
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Take a Michigan Avenue bus or the Brown Line.
The Joffrey Ballet: Romeo and Juliet travel May 11 2014 star this tip starred
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42 ratings
4.7 average rating
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6 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

It was nice to see 3 different styles of ballet. Green Tables was funny, dramatic, intense and superb! I loved it.

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7 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

The first two pieces, Forgotten Landscape and Pretty Ballet were well enough to forget and not so pretty. These first two pieces it seemed as though the dancers hadn't rehearsed with the music. The orchestra was phenomenal and the dancers never...continued

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29 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 26 2012

There were 3 ballets, Forgotten Lands, Pretty Ballet and The Green Table.
Forgotten Lands was the most exciting. The dance was a transition between classic ballet and more contemporary dance. The dancers were so good that they looked...continued

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Website

http://auditoriumtheatre.org/wb/pages/home/performances-events/...

Description

The show’s running time is two hours and five minutes including two intermissions.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Joffrey Ballet

Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino's uniquely American vision of dance first took form in 1956. The original company consisted of six dynamic and highly individual dancers. While Robert Joffrey stayed in New York to teach ballet classes and earn money to pay the dancers' salaries, Gerald Arpino led the troupe across America's heartland, in a station wagon that pulled a U-Haul trailer. Their repertoire of original ballets by Robert Joffrey set them apart from other small touring companies, who often performed scaled-down versions of the classics. From the beginning, Joffrey and Arpino wanted a company that came out of their roots, out of America.