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If you love ballet this is the place!

We recently had the privilege of sitting in the second row for Swan Lake with my 5 year old ballet... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
DennisG50
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Tampa
Beauty and the Ballet Theatre

We saw the ballet, Firebird, performed by Misty Copeland, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky with... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Linda D
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Congers, New York
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The world-renowned American Ballet Theatre presents 19th-century classics (during summer months) at two venues: Metropolitan Opera and City Center.
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890 Broadway Fl 3, New York City, NY 10003-1278
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We recently had the privilege of sitting in the second row for Swan Lake with my 5 year old ballet aficionado grand-daughter .... what a thrill! Spectacular dancing and sets and drama! Lincoln Center is such a perfect setting for so many of the arts!...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A fun performance nicely done with lots of colourful costumes and variety. Small groups of dancers portraing different segments of the story.

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We saw the ballet, Firebird, performed by Misty Copeland, choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky with the music of Igor Stravinsky. Absolutely stunning! Every part of Misty Copeland's body is a dancer! The Firebird ballet is not to be missed. It is a classic magical tale of...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

I saw the Firebird performance featuring Misty Copeland. She is magnificent. The other features dancers were amazing as well. Amazing storytelling through dance. I will likely go back again to see Swan Lake this season. If you drive in, arrive early and park underneath the...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Attended the red carpet for the ABT Gala on May 21. As expected, very few celebrities, mostly ballet dancers and patrons. However, I did get to see Carole Radziwill, Alec Baldwin, Sting and his wife, and Katie Holmes. Some of the dresses were absolutely incredible....More

Thank jcmtl1965
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Saw Misty Copeland in The Golden Cockerel. Plot was a Russian fairytale that I wasn't familiar with. Great scenic and costume design - very playful like a cross between folkloric decoration and an Henri Rousseau painting. The company, excellent as always, and Misty - charismatic...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

I saw Misty Copeland dance the lead in Don Quixote at the Met in NYC. The audience plays a game in New York I like to call who can start a round of applause and how often. Clapping would start after the dancers, not just...More

1  Thank mandy6059
Reviewed July 7, 2017

We recently saw "Swan Lake" at the ABT and it was incredibly well done. The principals were exceptional, and the orchestra was magnificent. We were in one of the upper balconies and could see everything perfectly well. Don't miss this amazing gem in NYC if...More

1  Thank Susan O
Reviewed June 28, 2017

A new performance that was cute but should have waited to release xmas time. Story line a bit confusing but overall a cute production.

Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This was my first time attending a performance of the ABT. Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo in Swan Lake. I was mesmerized, Misty is an exquisite Odette.

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cbratter
June 26, 2018|
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Response from btravelhappy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this question. I have been away. ABT has an overview of the ballets which mentions run time and if I recall correctly when intermission occurs.
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Tickets from 3rd party sellers are often resale tickets, like maybe a season ticket holder with advanced access is reselling their tickets. Resale tickets can sometimes be significantly pricier than tickets direct from the... More
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July 30, 2017|
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Response from DrKatieRN | Reviewed this property |
You can visit the gift shop on the first floor at the right entrance to the Metropolitan Opera house. It's fabulous. There are also group tours of the Opera house, home of ABT.
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