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New production of Russian ballet 'Swan Lake' coming to Jefferson Theatre

The performance that has mesmerized ballet audiences for over a century is coming to Beaumont in 2022. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m.
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BEAUMONT, Texas — Russian Ballet Theatre’s new breathtaking production of Swan Lake is coming to Jefferson Theatre on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets are on sale Friday, Oct. 22 starting at 10 a.m.

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Southeast Texans will get to witness new and time-honored Russian traditions, gorgeous detailed hand-painted sets and added choreography. Radiant costumes following designs originally envisioned by the great theater masters enlighten the production even more. 

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Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina lovingly retouches the oldest St. Petersburg version of the ballet. With a new prologue, she offers an explanation for the wrath of evil sorcerer Rothbart, undoubtedly leaving the audience flushed with emotion.   

Equally fascinating is the work of young, accomplished designer Sergei Novikov. Not only has he perfected exquisite new sets, but also 150 gorgeous costumes that bring fresh representation to this timeless ballet.

Irina Strukova, known for her work on Netflix and HBO, perfects this already magnificent production. She's created hair designs and special effects makeup, that, together with the dazzling costumes, further enlighten this fantasy. 

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From a Beaumont Events press release:

The Russian Ballet Theatre is pleased to present a breathtaking new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovskys Swan Lake at the Jefferson Theatre on March 12, 2022 among 52 cities across the United States, including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Denver, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale this Friday, October 22 starting at 10:00am at ticketmaster.com. It is all of the splendor which has mesmerized ballet audiences for over a century, plus a bit more. It delights with new as well as time-honored Russian traditions. Gorgeous detailed hand-painted sets and added choreography accent the production. Radiant costumes following designs originally envisioned by the great theater masters enlighten further. Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina (Mariinsky Theatre, Omsk State Music Theatre, Teatro Lirico) lovingly retouches the oldest St. Petersburg version of the ballet. With a new prologue, she offers an explanation for the wrath of evil sorcerer Rothbart, undoubtedly leaving the audience flushed with emotion. Equally fascinating is the work of young, accomplished designer Sergei Novikov (Mariinsky Theatre, Omsk State Music Theatre, St. Petersburg State Music Hall Theatre) who has perfected not only exquisite new sets but also 150 gorgeous costumes that bring fresh representation to this timeless ballet. Irina Strukovas grand artistry perfects this already magnificent production. Award-winning Strukova, known for her film makeup creations ( Netflix, HBO, Crazy Rich Asians), has created hair designs and special effects makeup, that together with the dazzling costumes, further enlighten this whimsical fantasy.