AFTERITE—Wayne McGregor’s contemporary take on the Stravinsky-Nijinsky ballet Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)—continues performances this week after its world premiere on Monday night.
The dance is McGregor’s first commission for the American Ballet Theater, and performances tonight, Friday, and Saturday feature principals Misty Copeland, Hee Seo, Herman Cornejo, Cory Stearns, and James Whiteside.
AMERICAN BALLET THEATER—AFTERITE
(Danced with Alexei Ratmansky’s FIREBIRD)
Wednesday and Friday, May 23 and 25, at 7:30 pm. Saturday, May 26, at 2 pm.
METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York City.
Above: Misty Copeland (left) in Firebird.
Below: Wayne McGregor. Image credit: Studio Wayne McGregor.