Joyce Theater

The Joyce Theater is thrilled to bring The Joffrey Ballet to New York to perform Krzysztof Pastor’s magnificent production of Romeo & Juliet. This updated version of the classic story is an exploration of family strife to position Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers against a backdrop of complicated politics and war.  Propelled by Sergei Prokofiev's lushly dramatic 1935 score - accompanied by the Joffrey Ballet Orchestra: Members of the Chicago Philharmonic - Pastor’s classical yet contemporary ballet version of Romeo & Juliet, “might just be the most eloquent, rapturous, emotionally searing ‘translation’ of the story you will ever see.” – The Chicago Sun-Times

The Joyce gala evening will take place on Thursday, March 30.  It will offer the chance to see this revered company perform Body of Your Dreams by Myles Thatcher, Fool’s Paradise by Christopher Wheeldon, and Bells by Yuri Possokhov. Contact Scott Young at 646-278-0442 or syoung@joyce.org to purchase gala tickets, which includes dinner and program on the promenade following the performance.

Tickets are available for purchase at DavidHKochTheater.com or by calling 212-496-0600.    

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Commencing the season is ballet star Wendy Whelan and contemporary dance choreographer Brian BrooksSome of a Thousand Words; the return of international troupes like Australia’s Sydney Dance Company and Compagnie CNDC-Robert Swinston from France; and the debuts of several companies from abroad including Scottish Ballet, and two stellar companies from Germany: Hamburg Ballet and Gauthier Dance, all presenting New York premieres.

This season will also feature U.S.-based audience favorites like Stephen Petronio Company, MOMIX, Parsons Dance, RIOULT Dance NY, LA Dance Project and Limón Dance Company. Our popular Ballet Festival is back with five eclectic choreographers with styles ranging from neo-classical to contemporary.

***Now is the best time to become a Joyce member and receive a special 25% discount that will be applied to the cost of all single tickets.***

 

JOYCE THEATER 2017 SPRING & SUMMER SEASON

Wendy Whelan/Brian Brooks/Brooklyn Rider

Feb 28 – Mar 5

Gauthier Dance // Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart

Mar 14 – 19

Compagnie CNDC Angers-Robert Swinston

Apr 4 – 9