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    BalletRox at Wheelock Family Theatre

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    May 28 - June 7, 2009


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    BalletRox at Wheelock Family Theatre

    Treat the family to the season's most exciting collaboration! Renaissance Harlem will strut across the stage at WFT, as BalletRox debuts "Ben's Trumpet", a story about a young boy inspired by the hot jazz that envelopes his New York City neighborhood. This original work features ballet, swing, and tap. Based on the Caldecott Award winning book by Rachel Isadora with choreography by Anthony Williams. The program also includes...

    Treat the family to the season's most exciting collaboration! Renaissance Harlem will strut across the stage at WFT, as BalletRox debuts "Ben's Trumpet", a story about a young boy inspired by the hot jazz that envelopes his New York City neighborhood. This original work features ballet, swing, and tap. Based on the Caldecott Award winning book by Rachel Isadora with choreography by Anthony Williams. The program also includes "Peter and the Wolf" as well as additional shorts.


    Wheelock Family Theatre

    200 The Riverway
    Boston, MA 02215

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    Admission Info:
    $30 - center orchestra and front mezzanine. $25 - side orchestra and mid-mezzanine. $20 - back mezzanine.


    General Day and Time Info:
    Performances are Fri, & Sat evenings at 7:30. Matinees on Sat at 1:00 & Sun at 3:00.

    phone: 617-879-2300


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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    • Event Name: BalletRox at Wheelock Family Theatre
      4 out of 5 stars rating "Enjoyed BalletRox"
      Review posted by: SDDOR from Norton, MA, Jun 09, 2009

      We really didn't know what to expect, but that being the case we didn't have a lot of expectations going in. The kids were ages 5 and 7; and mostly kept up with everything. It was fairly lively.... Expand

    • Event Name: BalletRox at Wheelock Family Theatre
      2.5 out of 5 stars rating "Kind of Boring"
      Review posted by: Randi S. from Boston, Jun 01, 2009

      I brought my 14 and 18 yo children. We all felt kind of bored and, by the end, each of us had spent some time nodding off. Choreography was so so and dancing was clearly flawed. Would not recommend... Expand

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