A Broadway infused ballet packed with a story of love, jazz, and revenge. She has a heart of gold but gets caught within the mob. Will blood be spilled or will love triumph all?
Balanchine meets Broadway in this groundbreaking crime thriller. Slaughter on Tenth Avenue is the killer ballet that changed broadway and is coming to Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Miami City Ballet is opening its season with Slaughter on Tenth Avenue and there has been so much hard work put behind this show-stopping sensation.
You don’t have to be a fan of ballet to be intrigued and impressed with the art that is left on that stage. From the vibrant costumes, beautiful choreography, and outstanding live music, it’ll exceed all expectations. Richard Rodgers’ alluring Broadway score matches perfectly with George Balanchine’s choreography.
You’ll also get to see Miami City Ballet dancers doing their specialty ballets, “Stravinsky Violin Concerto” and Paul Taylor’s “Mercuric Tidings.” Miami City Ballet dancers bring such poise and passion through their movement, which makes them the echo of the rhythm of Miami.
West Palm Beach
NOV 8 | 7:30PM
NOV 9 | 2PM & 7:30PM
NOV 10 | 1PM
The Story of Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Taking place in a 1930s speakeasy, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue tells the story of a tap dancer who has a heart of gold but falls into the wrong crowd. She falls in love with a stripper and they dance the night away one evening while her mob boyfriend is watching, hiding in the shadows.
Will he pull the trigger, will police grab him in time, or will she die in the arms of her one true love? Slaughter on Tenth Avenue is full of memorable characters with hilarious hijinks. It’s the perfect moving blend of ballet, tap, and jazz!