Tuesday April 26, 2011 / 7:30pmEifman Ballet of St. Petersburg: Don Quixote
Price C (Back of Orchestra)
How was your experience?
The Ballet was superb overall & the dancers were magnificent! It starts off a bit weird & drab - in an insane asylum (& in that scenario a little longer than I would like) - which took some acclimation - yet later became an integral asset to the story. I must admit that I was happy to see the colorfully costumed performers start. But again, the "grey inmates" were integral to the story. I was thrilled to be at this production - where a standing ovation took place at the end of the 1st act & at the end repeated cheering. The only disappointment was for the PREVIEW TALK - which as boring without the usual slideshow (technical problem)