As Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre approaches its October season premiere, Tuesday marks opening day for single ticket sales to 2012-13 season productions.
This upcoming season features Pittsburgh premieres, family favorites and a mixed repertory performance at the August Wilson Center. The five production line-up includes Giselle, The Nutcracker, Moulin Rouge — The Ballet, Unspoken and Cinderella. Single ticket prices range from $25.75 to $95.75 and will be available online at www.pbt.org, by calling 412-456-6666, or visiting the Box Office at Theater Square.
Here are show details:
Giselle with the Orchestra
Oct. 26-28, Benedum Center
Presented with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra, this great Romantic era ballet offers the quintessential dramatic role of the ballerina. Shattered by a lover’s lie, descending into madness and death, Giselle’s spirit is fated to revenge. Only Albrecht’s true love can break the supernatural bond of evil that reaches beyond the grave.
Dec. 7-30, Benedum Center
The magic of the holidays comes alive with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s classic The Nutcracker. Surrender to the grand sweep of Tchaikovsky’s score and the wonders of childhood. The expert staging of Terrence S. Orr brings this holiday tradition to Pittsburgh’s doorstep, and invites you to join Marie on an enchanted sleigh ride past swirling snowflakes to the land of enchantment.
Moulin Rouge — The Ballet
Feb. 14-17, 2013, Benedum Center
In turn of the century Paris, a city of exquisite contradiction, the heady elixir of personal freedom bred lifestyles both reckless and addictive. Tempt fate as you seek love and destiny at the famed cabaret—The Moulin Rouge. Along with a rousing French soundtrack, Moulin Rouge—The Ballet features high-kicking choreography and a passionate story of love, ambition and heartbreak. In the spirit of the Moulin Rouge of Paris, Moulin Rouge is a registered trademark of Moulin Rouge S.A.
March 8-17, 2013, August Wilson Center
Join PBT at the intimate August Wilson Center for an evening of captivating choreography by three masters: Antony Tudor, George Balanchine and Mark Morris. Featuring Tudor’s evocative Lilac Garden, Balanchine’s dynamic classical work, Valse Fantaisie, and Mark Morris’ energetic Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, the evening’s choreography speaks in ways words cannot.
Cinderella with the Orchestra
April 19-21, 2013, Benedum Center
Closing the PBT 2012-13 season happily ever after is the enchanting story of Cinderella. The choreography, humor and dancing supported by the acclaimed Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra will delight audience members of all ages.
For more information, visit www.pbt.org.