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Shanghai Ballet: The Butterfly Lovers

Shanghai Ballet: The Butterfly Lovers
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November 15, 2013 — 8:00 p.m. Add to Calendar »

Callahan Theater Directions
Tickets: $50-$65 Get Tickets »

For more than 30 years, the award-winning Shanghai Ballet has mesmerized audiences around the world with its diverse repertoire of classical Western ballet, contemporary dance, and folk-styled Chinese national ballet. One of just five ballet companies in China, the Shanghai Ballet has claimed a predominant position and distinguished itself with its unique and expressive dance language. The Butterfly Lovers, one of the company’s signature titles, is an audience favorite and features a full corps of graceful dancers, gorgeous costumes, and a touching story of love and loss.

Sponsored by Drs. Dawn and Jacques Lipson, Helga and Paul Morgan

“The costumes were dazzling ... the Shanghai Ballet ... built to a crescendo of rapid-fire over-the-head lifts and tours en l’air at the sold-out ... Auditorium.” - Charleston Post and Courier

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Pre-performance lecture: 7 p.m.