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June 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lincoln Center
65th Street & Broadway
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: 5 to 12

$25

Swans, sword fights, and toreadors take center stage at the grand Metropolitan Opera House in kid-friendly, bite-sized excerpts of works from ABT’s Summer Season including Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet and George Balanchine’s patriotic Stars and Stripes. This narrated hour-long introduction to ballet for children ages 5-12 and their families hosted by ABT Principal Dancer James Whiteside includes a live orchestra playing famous compositions by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, Ludwig Minkus, Sergei Prokofiev, and John Philip Sousa.

Proof of covid vaccination required; only ages 5+ allowed.

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