Hamilton Place: Hansel & Gretel, Cuban National Ballet

CBYE Presents Hansel & Gretel by the Cuban National Ballet at Hamilton Place Theatre Thursday, Feb 26, 2009 07:30 PM

There will be a Special School Matinee of Hansel and Gretel will be perforballet-hansel-and-gretelmed at Hamilton Place on Thursday, February 26 at 10:30 AM. School tickets can be ordered on line calling 905-512-1453.  (ed note: I saw Giselle last year in the same theatre, same company, and it was definitely very impressive.)

For the main show, order tickets at ticketmaster.

Click here to see a short article on the ballet and the Cuban version… by Pastor Valle-Garay, Senior Scholar, York University.

Excerpt: “It will be a joy to watch particularly because well over one hundred Canadian youngsters are about to share the stage with the Cuban performers.  The local talent will assume the roles of dancing flowers, witches, cats and otherworldly visions in a production that promises to fulfill the most demanding wishes of the audience.”

How long to get there?  You can play with this Google map.  From City Hall, Toronto it’s 49 minutes to Hamilton Place.  Note the early start, 7:30 pm. so you can be in bed before midnight!

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