Favorite

“The Wizard of Oz” at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen 

Saturday, Jan. 24 and Sunday, Jan. 25

click to enlarge night03_ballet_oz.jpg

Stavna Ballet

The most expensive movie production of its time, “The Wizard of Oz,” wasn’t a box-office success. It wasn’t until 1956 when the film was broadcast on television that it began to leave its indelible mark on American culture. Richmond-based dance company Stavna Ballet presents its adaptation this weekend at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Founded in 2010 by artistic director Shannon Hunter McConville, the ballet’s classic-meets-contemporary dance style will feature the ruby slippers, flying monkeys and Wicked Witch who haunted generations of children’s dreams. Suitable for children of all ages, “The Wizard of Oz” ballet clicks its heels twice with performances Saturday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 261-2787 or visit artsglenallen.com.
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

  • Re: Event Pick: Meet-A-Bandmate for First Time’s The Charm RVA

    • Are you paying $189 a week for Valtrex or $67 for Acyclovir to suppress your…

    • on July 21, 2017
  • Re: Coming Soon to TV: Richmond Moped Gang "Hells Satans"

    • Old man river!

    • on July 21, 2017
  • Re: Coming Soon to TV: Richmond Moped Gang "Hells Satans"

    • Excited to see these guys get the spotlight they deserve.

    • on July 21, 2017
  • More »
  • Latest in Night and Day

    More by Chris Bopst

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation