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4.7 / 5 Rated by 132 members
Review from Ringaleavio

A glorious night of ABT ballet at the Metropolitan Opera House. What a way to end Memorial Day weekend! My orchestra seat (Row Q was fine with a house supplied cushion and occasional use of opera glasses) had a fine view of La Bayadere --...continued

reviewed May 26 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Blair

Had a wonderful time. I love Lincoln Center & the seats were wonderful as was the ballet "Manon".

reviewed Jun 06 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Benita

The seats for the ballet were at the back of the Dress Circle at the Met.In retrospect,I should have realized that they would be,given the bargain price.But..I believe that Goldstar should be more transparent about seat location when offering...continued

reviewed May 14 2014 report as inappropriate
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*June 2-7, 2014: Manon

From the ornate salons of Paris to the mysterious bayous of Louisiana, Kenneth MacMillan’s dramatic masterwork is a heartbreaking tale of romance, intrigue and betrayal. Set to Massenet’s lush score and inspired by the classic novel Manon Lescaut, this engrossing ballet soars to searing theatrical heights as the beautiful courtesan Manon chooses between the temptations of wealth and true love. Filled with morally questionable characters who engage in gambling, erotic duets, shady dealings and more, it represents the antithesis of fairy tale ballets with happily-ever-after endings.

Running Time: 159 minutes

  • ABT recommends that children be at least 6 years of age to attend the Company’s performances at the Metropolitan Opera House. Manon is recommended for audiences age 14 and over.

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