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Whipped Cream

Hancher Auditorium
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

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Whipped Cream

Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto and Score by Richard Strauss
Sets and Costumes by Mark Ryden
Scenery Supervisor: Camellia Koo
Costume Supervisor: Holly Hynes
Lighting by Brad Fields

Running Time: 105 minutes

From the delicious imaginations of Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky and pop surrealist visionary Mark Ryden comes a second helping of this dollop of delightful whimsy. In this fantastical confection, a young boy overindulges at a Viennese pastry shop and falls into a delirium. To escape his attending physician, the boy dreams of his triumphant rescue by Princess Praline and her court, Princess Tea Flower, Prince Coffee, and the marching Marzipan. A delight for ballet fans of all ages.