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Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
Ended 5 Jul 2014 after 36 days
"Coppelia" is the comedy in which we can feel 19th-century ballet shaking off the Romanticism that had characterized the genre.
The New York Times
Based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann (who also wrote the original The Nutcracker tale), Coppelia is a beautiful and incredibly life-like mechanical doll created by Dr Coppelius, which causes upset amongst the villagers by rousing the affections of Franz, who is engaged to Swanilda.
The comedic ballet was first performed in Paris in 1870 and is one of the world's most popular ballets today. A production by the American Ballet Theatre of Coppelia is a regular highlight on their calendar, and one which will be enjoyed by audiences of all ages.
Opening night: 30 May 2014
Closing night: 5 July 2014
Suitable for audiences aged six years old and over
Images used are from a previous production of Coppelia by the American Ballet Theatre
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