World première of Alexei Ratmansky’s reconstruction of “Harlequinade”

 

American Ballet Theatre in Alexei Ratmansky's reconstruction of "Harlequinade" (2018)
American Ballet Theatre in Alexei Ratmansky’s reconstruction of “Harlequinade”, with Isabella Boylston as Columbine and James Whiteside as Harlequin (Photo by Marty Sohl© 2018)

Alexei Ratmansky’s reconstruction of Petipa and Drigo’s Harlequinade had its world première at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City last night, performed by American Ballet Theatre. In the principal cast were James Whiteside as Harlequin, Isabella Boylston as Columbine, Thomas Forster as Pierrot and Gillian Murphy as Pierrette.

American Ballet Theatre in Alexei Ratmansky's reconstruction of "Harlequinade" (2018)
American Ballet Theatre in Alexei Ratmansky’s reconstruction of “Harlequinade” (Photo by Marty Sohl© 2018)

Huge congratulations to Mr Ratmansky and everyone at ABT on this newest reconstruction of Petipa’s ballets. More details on the reconstruction of Harlequinade will be released soon.

American Ballet Theatre in Alexei Ratmansky's reconstruction of "Harlequinade" (2018)
American Ballet Theatre in Alexei Ratmansky’s reconstruction of “Harlequinade” (Photo by Marty Sohl© 2018)

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