CONNECTICUT BALLET presents
OLD, NEW, BORROWED, & BLUE!
Just in time for Spring, Connecticut Ballet presents a mixed repertory program featuring three world premieres and a revival of a 19th century classical trio by Danish balletmaster August Bournonville on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30pm at The Palace/Stamford, and Friday, May 17 at 7:30pm at The Bushnell in Hartford.
Artistic Director Brett Raphael has announced three commissioned works for the program: a new ballet entitled, Now & Then by Joseph Locarro to music by Bonnie Raitt, a new ballet by former Connecticut Ballet soloist Marden Ramos entitled In the Shadow of Women with music by contemporary composer, Kodomo, and a first-ever ballet created by West African choreographer Aguibou Bougobali Sanou entitled Trust Me If I Lie, to music by master percussionist Moussa Sanou.
A free pre-show backgrounder on the ballets being presented with Marketing Manager Jennifer Moscatello will take place at 6:30pm in the theater lobby. Open to all ticket-buyers. Complimentary wine and water will be served. Tickets are priced between $75-$45 plus theater surcharges. For info, visit www.palacestamford.org or www.bushnell.org.
Underwriting support has been graciously provided by the Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund, City of Stamford Community Arts Partnership Program, State of Connecticut Office of the Arts, Vinel Edward Dent Memorial Fund, GenRe Insurance, Hartford Steam Boiler, Edward & Barbara Netter Foundation, Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation, Schwedel Family Fund, Michael and Janet Suisman Community Access Fund, and Travelers Companies. For more information, visit www.connecticutballet.org.
The Palace Theatre
61 Atlantic St
Stamford, CT 06901
Saturday, May 11 at 7:30pm
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All sales final; no refunds or exchanges allowed. Artists, dates, times, prices, venues, subject to change.
AGE RESTRICTIONS: Unless listed as a Family or Children’s event, most performances are intended for teens & adults. Some events are not appropriate for children under 18. We welcome children under the age of 3 or 4 years old for family entertainment, but we do not recommend they attend more mature offerings.
All children who have reached their first birthday require a ticket.