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May 3, 2010

MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010

American Ballet Theatre announces its second Memorial Day “Kids Go For Free” matinee performance on Monday, May 31, 2010, 2:00 P.M. at the Metropolitan Opera House. For each full-price adult ticket purchased for the May 31 matinee performance, a child, ages 5-17, may attend for free.

American Ballet Theatre’s Memorial Day matinee features the full-length ballet Don Quixote, a comic adaptation of Cervantes’ novel, set to the music of Ludwig Minkus and staged by Kevin McKenzie and Susan Jones, with choreography after Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky.

Adult tickets for “Kids Go For Free,” priced $20-$125, may be purchased at the Met Box Office, located at 64th Street and Broadway, or by phone at 212.362.6000. This offer is not available online and is not valid on prior purchases. Limit 8 tickets per order (4 adults and 4 children). For more information, click here.

Don Quixote is generously supported through an endowed gift from Anka K. Palitz, in memory of Clarence Y. Palitz, Jr. CA, Inc. is a Sponsor of ABT’s Family Initiatives. The 2010 Metropolitan Opera House season is also made possible with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Recovery Act, the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

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