Balanchine Festival RED Celebrates the Master Choreographer
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The last date listed for Balanchine Festival RED was Saturday May 25, 2013 / 7:30pm.
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Join Lily Tomlin and more than a dozen of her timeless characters for a hilarious trip down memory lane. Revisit old friends like Ernestine the switchboard operator, consumer advocate Mrs. Beasley and a precocious child named Edith Ann. Getting her start as a stand-up comedian in the late '60s, Tomlin became a household name on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In before going on to a successful stage, recording and screen career that has earned her a Grammy, two Tonys, six Emmys, an Oscar nomination, two Peabodys and the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Some of her best known work includes I Heart Huckabees, Nashville, Nine to Five and All of Me. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from americson
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This was a fun night. There were three segments to this production. The first had several flaws or mishaps in staging and technique. In fact I almost left after the first segment but I did and I am so pleased I stayed. The last two segments were exquisite, not the best ballet ever but energetic, vibrant with much better staging and technique. So if you see this production expect that there may be some discrepancies in quality from segment to segment, but over all the show is well worth the goldstar price!
Quotes & Highlights
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Running time is two hours, with two intemissions.
The pre-performance talk with arts journalist Victoria Looseleaf and LAB Co-Artistic Director Colleen Neary begins at 6:00pm.
About the Ticket Supplier: Los Angeles Ballet
The debut of Los Angeles Ballet on December 2, 2006, was met with standing ovations and critical acclaim. “A Company is Born”, declared LA Times dance critic Lewis Segal in his December 4, 2006 review. “… there’s plenty of promise in the homegrown production by company artistic directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary.”
Los Angeles Ballet’s original production of The Nutcracker reflects the city in which it is based. It introduced the first of many seasons of ballet made fresh, alluring, and entertaining. With choreography by Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary and set design by LA designer and illustrator Catherine Kanner, the production is the first to honor the company’s mission to establish an artistic collaboration that invites all genres to participate. Choreographers, composers, dancers, musicians, and set, costume and lighting designers, come together in Los Angeles Ballet for a new era of performing arts innovation.
World-class dance has come home to Los Angeles.