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War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco, CA 94102
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 49 members
Review from aparna
27 events 15 reviews

dark theme with very powerful choreography

reviewed Feb 14 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from ttommy
6 events 1 review

Spectacular dancing and an intriguing approach to the career of Vaslav Nijinsky. The first act was flawless, the second act was more intense, but dragged a bit. The dancers were all extremely consistent in rather punishing choreography. An...continued

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Review from chris okon
89 events 33 reviews

First of all, if you're someone who, like me, likes to follow a story, I strongly recommend that you study up on Ninjinsky on Wikipedia or wherever and that you read the program notes to understand what's going on.

Otherwise, you will see...continued

reviewed Feb 13 2013 report as inappropriate
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SF Ballet is thrilled to welcome The Hamburg Ballet to the Opera House stage in Nijinsky, John Neumeier’s dance theater epic based on the tumultuous life of dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. Performed by the acclaimed The Hamburg Ballet, for whom Neumeier has served as Artistic Director since 1973, Nijinsky has captivated dance lovers worldwide since its debut in 2000. Hailed as “darkly triumphant” by the L.A. Times, Nijinsky features scenery, lighting, and costumes by Neumeier, whose work also includes the SF Ballet sensation, The Little Mermaid, which made its national broadcast debut on PBS Great Performances in 2011.

_* San Francisco Ballet recommends that children be at least 8 years old to attend Repertory season performances.

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