ABT’s Spring 2018 ‘Firebird / AFTERITE’ stars Ferri, Copeland & Cornejo

American Ballet Theatre performs a double-bill of Firebird / AFTERITE at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center Tuesday – Saturday, May 22 – 26, 2018.


Firebird

This is Alexei Ratmansky’s 2012 version of Igor Stravinsky’s classic ballet score.

Misty Copeland dancing in Ratmansky's 'Firebird.' Courtesy of Marty Sohl / American Ballet Theatre.

Misty Copeland dancing in Ratmansky’s ‘Firebird.’ Courtesy of Marty Sohl / American Ballet Theatre.

Characters

  • Firebird
  • Ivan
  • Kaschei
  • The Maiden

Production

  • Scenery by Simon Pastukh
  • Costumes by Galina Solovyeva
  • Lighting by Brad Fields
  • Projections by Wendall K. Harrington

AFTERITE

This is Wayne McGregor’s first ballet for American Ballet Theatre. It is a new take on Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring that premieres at the ABT’s Spring Gala on May 21. McGregor is the Royal Ballet’s resident choreographer.

  • Scenery and Costumes by Vicki Mortimer
  • Lighting by Lucy Carter
  • Video Projections by Ravi Deepres

Firebird / AFTERITE Tickets

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Tuesday, May 22 at 7:30 pm

Firebird

AFTERITE

  • Alessandra Ferri (Italian)
  • Misty Copeland (African – American)
  • Herman Cornejo (Argentine)
  • And others

Wednesday, May 23 at 2 pm

Firebird

  • Misty Copeland (African – American) is Firebird
  • Herman Cornejo (Argentine) is Ivan
  • Skylar Brandt is the lead Maiden
  • Duncan Lyle is Kaschei

AFTERITE

Wednesday, May 23 at 7:30 pm

Firebird

AFTERITE

  • Alessandra Ferri (Italian)
  • Misty Copeland (African – American)
  • Herman Cornejo (Argentine)
  • And others

Thursday, May 24 at 7:30 pm

Firebird

  • Devon Teuscher is Firebird
  • Alexandre Hammoudi (French) is Ivan
  • Skylar Brandt is the lead Maiden
  • Alexie Agoudine is Kaschei

AFTERITE

Friday, May 25 at 7:30 pm

Firebird

AFTERITE

  • Alessandra Ferri (Italian)
  • Misty Copeland (African – American)
  • Herman Cornejo (Argentine)
  • And others

Saturday, May 26 at 2 pm

Firebird

AFTERITE

  • Alessandra Ferri (Italian)
  • Misty Copeland (African – American)
  • Herman Cornejo (Argentine)
  • And others

Saturday, May 26 at 8 pm

Firebird

  • Misty Copeland (African – American) is Firebird
  • Herman Cornejo (Argentine) is Ivan
  • Cassandra Trenary is the lead Maiden
  • Duncan Lyle is Kaschei

AFTERITE


Visiting the Metropolitan Opera House

The Metropolitan Opera House is the central theater in the main plaza at Lincoln Center.

Subway

(1) to 66th St / Lincoln Center

Bus

M5, M7, M10, M11, M66 and M104

Car

Pick-up/Drop Off: Columbus Ave at West 64th St

Lincoln Center parking lots are accessible at:

  • 62nd St (between Columbus and Amsterdam)
  • 65th St (between Amsterdam and Broadway)

 


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