Washington Ballet Presents Where the Wild Things Are, a Ballet for the Whole Family
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The last date listed for Where the Wild Things Are was Sunday November 4, 2007 / 5:30pm.
Currently at Warner Theatre
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The show was very good, if a little long. The first half was a session aimed at kids as an introduction to ballet and was excellent. The second half - the actual Where the Wild Things Are was good, costumes and dance was wonderful, but I wasn't a huge fan of the music.
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This was a wonderful event. My daughter who is 11 enjoyed it immensely, as did I. The choreographer came out before the production, along with the dancers, and explained in colorful and imaginative detail the pas de deux, and the nature of...continued
The Washington Ballet (TWB) will kick off its lively 2007-2008 Family Series with Where the Wild Things Are at Washington’s historic Warner Theatre. The ballet will bring to life Maurice Sendak’s best-selling story through innovative choreography by TWB Artistic Director Septime Webre, a specially commissioned score, and dazzling 10-foot-tall puppets. “I am thrilled to be returning to this classic tale by my good friend and collaborator Maurice Sendak,” says Webre. “This program is sure to capture the imaginations of audiences young and old.”
Preceding the show will be a 30-minute “Kids Gala!”
About the Ticket Supplier: The Washington Ballet
Founded in 1976 by the great American ballet pioneer Mary Day and under Septime Webre’s artistic directorship since 1999, The Washington Ballet is an ensemble of powerfully athletic classical ballet dancers performing a repertory of new work and creativity. Considered one of the country’s finest ballet companies, The Washington Ballet is recognized nationally and internationally for its high standards, artistic integrity, and unwavering commitment to presenting the very best in ballet.