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Whipped Cream

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

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Whipped Cream

Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto and Score by Richard Strauss
Sets and Costumes by Mark Ryden
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.

"Sumptuous yet substantial"

- Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times

"Whipped Cream is pure fun!"

- Robert Gottlieb, The Observer

"Eye-filling and visually enchanting"

- Robert Greskovic, The Wall Street Journal