August 8, 2019
New American Romance by James Whiteside Added to ABT's Fall Season at David H. Koch Theater, October 16-27, 2019
New York Premiere Scheduled for Wednesday, October 23
New American Romance, choreographed by American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer James Whiteside, will receive its New York Premiere on October 23 during the Company’s Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater. It was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.
Set to Suite Bergamasque for solo piano by Claude Debussy, New American Romance is Whiteside’s first work for American Ballet Theatre. Featuring eight dancers, the ballet received its World Premiere on July 27, 2019 at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, Colorado. New American Romance will be given three performances during ABT’s Fall season, replacing the previously scheduled Dream within a Dream (deferred) by Michelle Dorrance.
Tickets for American Ballet Theatre’s 2019 Fall season, priced from $30, are available online, at the Koch Theatre box office or by phone at 212-496-0600. Performance-only tickets for the Opening Night Gala begin at $35. The David H. Koch Theater is located at Lincoln Center, Broadway and 63rd Street in New York City. For more information, please visit ABT’s website at www.abt.org.