Mother Goose - Ballet Fun for the Whole Family
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The last date listed for New York Theatre Ballet's Mother Goose was Sunday March 19, 2006 / 5:00pm.
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Join acclaimed actor of stage and screen John Lithgow (3rd Rock From the Sun, Dexter) for a touching and humorous tribute to the power of storytelling in the autobiographical one-man show Stories by Heart. Interspersing his own journey as an actor with two classic stories that were read to him as a child, the Tony-, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor gives a tour de force performance, inhabiting a dozen characters with zany abandon. In P.G. Wodehouse's "Uncle Fred Flits By," a fretful young Englishman is taken on a wild afternoon's escapade in suburban London by his irrepressible uncle. Ring Lardner's "Haircut" is a darkly comic yarn told by a gossipy barber in small-town Michigan. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Sharon Hall
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Very enjoyable. The Carpenter Center is a fantastic location, easy access and parking and a wonderful staff! Picking up the tickets couldn't have been easier, and the reminders from Goldstar were very helpful.
The ballet was excellent! A wonderful blend of talented dancing with a fun and energetic performance, including fun props, that my daughter (6 yrs) was really able to enjoy. Just when she was getting "squirmy" the performance would include something fun and interesting again (like her favorite part the "human alphabet").
So in summary... great location, great facility, terrific seats, and a wonderful performance!! A truly terrific afternoon! Thank you!!
Quotes & Highlights
“The New York Theatre Ballet…turned out to be one of those shows that are so good they seem worth the price of the entire series of five attractions.” —Sacramento Bee
This new one-hour rollicking romp takes the whole family on an antic-filled journey — simple enough for small children, sophisticated enough for the most discerning adult. Inspired by classic nursery rhymes, this tongue-in-cheek, madcap ballet features such beloved characters as Jack and Jill, Miss Muffet, Jack Sprat and his plump wife, Old King Cole, and The Three Blind Mice.
Set design is by Derek Stenborg and costumes are by Sylvia Taalsohn Nolan, the Metropolitan Opera’s resident costume designer. The music, an original work created for this production, is composed by Vladimir Shinov.
Created by Keith Michael, choreographer of NYTB’s delightful, high-spirited Alice-in-Wonderland Follies.