WHO: The Straz Center’s Next Generation Ballet
WHAT: Don Quixote
WHERE: Straz Center’s Ferguson Hall
WHEN: Saturday, May 6 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m.
DETAILS: Travel along with the valiant Don Quixote on his chivalrous quest across old-world Spain in Next Generation Ballet’s (NGB) new interpretation of the classic ballet by Marius Petipa. Along with his trusted sidekick Sancho Panza, the Don finds himself embroiled in an improbable escapade of love and visions.
This original production was conceived and choreographed by NGB Principal Rehearsal Director Ivonne Lemus, and features a cast of 80, including guest star Flamenco great from Cuba, Irene Rodriguez, along with the rising stars of NGB. Don Quixote is filled with fiery spirit and passion. This ballet was directed by NGB Artistic Director Philip Neal, and will be performed by a cast of 80, ranging in age from seven to 19. Stunning sets and costumes will complete the experience.
Don Quixote will be performed Saturday, May 6, at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 7 at 2 p.m. Regularly priced tickets begin at $22.50. Tickets can be purchased by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) or 800.955.1045 outside Tampa Bay, in person at the Straz Center Ticket Sales Office or online at www.strazcenter.org. Handling fees will apply.
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