Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Jan 29, 2017, 2pm
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky  Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich  Libretto: Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa (after Charles Perrault)  Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet On her 16th birthday, a curse by the evil Carabosse causes the beautiful Princess Aurora to fall into a deep slumber for 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince could awaken her... In this resplendent and magical classic, the Bolshoi dancers take us on a dream-like journey through this classic fairytale complete with jewel fairies, a magical kingdom, a youthful princess and a handsome prince in this purest style of classical ballet. The Bolshoi's sumptuous staging with its luxurious sets and costumes gives life to Perrault'... (View more)

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

Feb 5, 2017, 2pm
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich Cast: Svetlana Zakharova (Odette/Odile), Denis Rodkin (Prince Siegfried), Artemy Belyakov (the Evil Genius), Igor Tsvirko (the Fool)   At moonlight on the banks of a mysterious lake, Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swan¬‐woman Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his faithfulness to her. However, the Prince realizes too late that Fate has another plan for him…   A ballet of ultimate beauty and a score of unparalleled perfection born at the Bolshoi in 1877. In the dual role of white swan Odette and her rival black swan Odile, prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova exudes both vulnerability and cunning ... (View more)

The Propeller Group Film Series: AK-47 vs. M16, The Film

Feb 19, 2017, 2pm
Courtesy of The Propeller Group and James Cohan, New York. This film screening is free with Museum general admission. Tickets available soon.

The Propeller Group Film Series: The Killing Fields

Mar 19, 2017, 2pm
New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg (Sam Waterston) is on assignment covering the Cambodian Civil War, with the help of local interpreter Dith Pran (Haing S. Ngor) and American photojournalist Al Rockoff (John Malkovich). When the U.S. Army pulls out amid escalating violence, Schanberg makes exit arrangements for Pran and his family. Pran, however, tells Schanberg he intends to stay in Cambodia to help cover the unfolding story -- a decision he may regret as the Khmer Rouge rebels move in. Rated R | 2h 21min This film screening is free with Museum general admission. Tickets available soon.

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