May 25, 2007
"SLEEPING BEAUTY AND HER FRIENDS"
SATURDAY, JUNE 9 AT 11:30AM at
THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE
One-Hour Performance to Feature
Special Appearance by Angelina Ballerina‚Ñ¢
All Seats $25
ABTKids, a unique hour-long program designed for children and families, will present a special performance of “Sleeping Beauty and Her Friends” from the full-length version of ABT’s all-new production on Saturday, June 9 at 11:30 AM at the Metropolitan Opera House.
Narrated by ABT Ballet Master Wes Chapman, ABTKids includes a special guest appearance by Angelina Ballerina‚Ñ¢. The program will also feature excerpts from Swan Lake, The Dream and La Bayadère, performed by the dancers of American Ballet Theatre. A post-performance photo opportunity with Angelina Ballerina‚Ñ¢ is free to all ticket holders at the Metropolitan Opera Shop.
Tickets for ABTKids are $25 and are available at the Metropolitan Opera House box office, online at metopera.org, or by calling 212-362-6000. The Metropolitan Opera House is located at Broadway and 65th Street in New York City.
CA, Inc. is the leading corporate sponsor of ABT’s Family Initiative. ABTKids is generously supported through an endowed gift from Thomas and Lydia West in loving memory of Vivian B. West. Payless ShoeSource¬Æ is the underwriting sponsor of Family Day.
ABT’s 2007 Spring Season is also made possible with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.