Despite Inclement Weather and Staging Compromises, Cleveland Ballet’s ‘The Magic Flute’ Delivers Modicum of Artistic Magic [REVIEW]

Cleveland Ballet – The Magic FluteStan Hywet Hall & GardensAkron, OhioSaturday, October 17, 2020 Reviewed by Steve Sucato Adopting the adage “the show must go on,” Cleveland Ballet’s dancers braved forty-degree weather to perform their new production of The Magic Flute outdoors at Akron’s Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens on October 17. Using stage side heaters and a warming tent for the dancers that helped … Continue reading Despite Inclement Weather and Staging Compromises, Cleveland Ballet’s ‘The Magic Flute’ Delivers Modicum of Artistic Magic [REVIEW]

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre offers 3 masterworks by 3 choreographic giants

By Steve Sucato If Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre‘s 45th-anniversary season were wine, it would be a vintage year: Every production is a most desirable bottle, none more so than PBT Premieres, to be performed with the PBT Orchestra, March 6-8 at the Benedum Center. The program of three masterworks by three choreographic giants ranks among artistic director Terrence Orr’s finest offerings in the 18 years he … Continue reading Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre offers 3 masterworks by 3 choreographic giants