PAST EVENT

Oct
12
2019

Ballet Meets the Beatles!

The Egg : 1 Empire Street plaza, Albany, NY  12203

7:30 p.m.

Hudson River Music Hall Productions presents Ballet Meets The Beatles at The Hart Theater at The Egg located at  1 Empire State Plaza in Albany NY on Saturday, October 12 at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $20 for general seating, $15 for seniors and veterans, $10 for students.  Youth 12 and under are admitted free.  Tickets are available at The Egg box Office or by calling 518-473-1845 or online at: http://www.theegg.org/event/ballet.  Proceeds of this event will benefit The Strand Theatre Revitalization in Hudson Falls, NY.Ballet Meets The Beatles is a live performance by Chevalier Ballet to the songs of The Beatles performed by tribute band Across The Pond.  They are joined by The Taconic Electric String Quartet on such songs as Eleanor Rigby, All You Need Is Love, A Day in The Life, Here Comes The Sun and many more.  The show begins with Across The Pond performing an ‘Ed Sullivan Set’ of early rockers before they are joined by the dancers and strings.  Guaranteed to make you want to sing, scream and dance! 
            Chevalier Ballet is a Manhattan based company founded by British choreographer Sara Knight in January 2018 providing professional touring experience for select students of SLK Ballet (the official training school of Chevalier Ballet under the direction of Sara Knight) and select audition candidates.  Chevalier Ballet Company dancers gain experience by performing and bringing their professionalism and artistry to a wide audience through touring, workshops, residencies, and cultural exchanges.  Across The Pond has been performing the music of the Beatles throughout the Northeastern United States since 2008.  No wigs or costumes, they focus on capturing the joy of this timeless music and are always excited to bring it to new audiences.  Band members include Marc Clayton, Jonathan Newell, Alan Dunham, Tim Wozniuk, and Ed Jahn.
              Hudson River Music Hall Productions, Inc. (HRMHP) is a 501 c3 not-for-profit founded in 2010 by musician/composer Jonathan Newell and friends "to create community through music and the related arts".  Since then, HRMHP has presented over 150 events per year in various venues around Northeastern NY; live music, dance presentations, theatrical productions, film, art gallery openings. and lectures.  In 2016, HRMHP purchased the historic Strand Theatre in Hudson Falls NY.  Renovations of the 350-seat auditorium, lobby and café will be completed in October 2019.


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