Greensboro Ballet: Storybook Tales March 26, 3:00 pm

Celebrate this spring by enjoying an afternoon or evening with the Greensboro Ballet as we present Storybook Tales at the historic Carolina Theatre in downtown Greensboro.

The highlight of this production will be a Sleeping Beauty Suite including the Garland Waltz and Act III: The Wedding, from the full-length classical ballet, Sleeping Beauty, and set to the musical score of the legendary Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky.

Performing as Princess Aurora will be New York City Ballet soloist and Greensboro Ballet alumna, Megan LeCrone. Miss LeCrone returns to Greensboro after a magical day of performances as the Sugar Plum Fairy in this past December's The Nutcracker and Clara's Nutcracker Suite. Performing with Miss LeCrone will be returning guest artist, George Sanders, performing as the Prince on March 25 at 5pm, and guest artist, Jonatan Lujan, performing the role of Prince on March 26 at 3pm.

Also on the program, is an eclectic mix of classical, neo-classical and contemporary ballets created and choreographed by some of the Greensboro Ballet faculty. This includes The Big Umbrella* ballet. Greensboro Ballet is excited to premiere this new children's story-ballet based on the book of the same name to a medley of music by composer, Alexandre Desplat. A choreographic collaboration between Artistic Director, Christine Cervino Grider, and School Director/Youth Ballet Director, Nina Bass Munda, this ballet is all about inclusion, friendship, helping, and everyone finding a place under "the big umbrella."

Tickets are $40, $30, or $20, depending on location.
Ticket Commissions: A $5 processing fee and sales tax will be added to each ticket.
Everyone must have a ticket.

Students and children (ages 2-17 or with Student ID), seniors (60+), and Military save $5 per ticket.
Babes-in-arms (ages 0-23 months that will sit in your lap) are $10.
Groups of 10+ get $10 off the full price ticket.

Doors will open an hour before show time.

On March 26, add tickets to our pre-performance Princess Tea with Aurora at 1:45pm for a truly magical afternoon.

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SPECIAL NOTICE: If you would like to attend Greensboro Ballet’s Spring Gala event, which takes place immediately after the performance (7:00pm in the Renaissance Room of the Carolina Theatre), contact the Greensboro Ballet for donation packages that include entrance to the party and some including tickets to Storybook Tales as a special benefit. For more information, go to: Spring Gala

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While masks are still recommended, they are not required, and social distancing is encouraged when possible.

For details on the Carolina Theatre of Greensboro’s health and safety policies please visit our COVID-19 preparedness page.

*"The Big Umbrella" copyright 2018 by Amy June Bates, co-written with Juniper Bates. Originally published by Paula Wiseman Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. Used with permission.