Miami City Ballet’s Program One at Broward Center for The Performing Arts

Oct 26-27, 2019

George Balanchine’s Slaughter on Tenth Avenue headlines this program with a parody of hijinks and high kicks, gangsters and cops in this ballet about a tap dancer and the impossible stripper he falls in love with.

Balanchine’s sassy and spirited choreography and Richard Rodgers’ tantalizing Broadway score open the season full of laughter in a 1930s speakeasy.  Balanchine’s plotless masterpiece, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, bookends this program with Stravinsky’s timeless score setting the stage for all-out dancing and technique in its purest form.  Balancing out the program is a tribute to the late Paul Taylor with his masterwork, Mercuric Tidings – a celebration of “body in motion” in this “exhilarating, blisteringly fast dance,” the Miami Herald acclaims.

Stravinsky Violin Concerto (Balanchine/Stravinsky)

Mercuric Tidings (Taylor/Schubert)

Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (Balanchine/Rodgers)

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