“Elaborate and splendid.”
– The Asahi Shimbun
Houston Ballet presents the American premiere of the celebrated English choreographer David Bintley's full-length Aladdin, a magical tale of love, trickery and triumph. A run-in with palace guards leads young tearaway Aladdin into a whirlwind of adventure and romance, involving unbelievable riches, love at first sight, treachery, and a magical lamp. Originally created for the New National Ballet of Japan in Tokyo in 2008, the production features spectacularly scenery by the celebrated English designer Dick Bird and an original score by Carl Davis, who has created numerous well-known television scores including Pride and Prejudice, Cranford, The World at War and Up Pompeii.
Aladdin is a co-production between Birmingham Royal Ballet and Houston Ballet Foundation
7:30 PM on February 20, 22, 28, March 1, 2014
2:00 PM on February 22, 23, March 2, 2014
An American Premiere
Music: Carl Davis
Choreography: David Bintley
Costume Design: Sue Blane
Lighting Design: Mark Jonathan
Scenic Design: Dick Bird
Age Recommendation: at least 3 years of age
Performance in the Brown Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Street at Smith Street.
Dancer: Joseph Walsh
Photo by: Amitava Sarkar