The State Ballet of Rhode Island presents Herci Marsden's Coppélia
Artistic Director Herci Marsden and The State Ballet of Rhode Island open their 60th performing season on Dec. 6 & 7 at the beautiful historic Park Theatre in Cranston.
Coppélia – Kick off your holiday season with this Rhode Island Tradition – is a witty and enchanting classic story ballet that is considered one of the ballet world’s greatest comedy ballet. Set to the beautiful music of Leo Delibes, you enter the world of the feisty Swanhilda, the pompous Frantz, a mysterious toy maker with life size dancing dolls and a snowy wedding celebration that will be sure to dazzle all. Get your tickets early for SBRI’s cultural treasure, Coppélia, a ballet that will tickle you with laughter and entertain as it has entertained audiences for more than 149 years.
Friday evening arrive 1 hour before ShowTime for a drink, cocktail, and specialty souvenirs.
“Tea Time in the Toy Shop”
Sure to amaze and impact your child, “Tea Time in the Toy Shop” is a wonderful opportunity for children to meet and greet the cast enjoy tea time delights, souvenirs and a backstage tour and photo opportunity. December 7th - 12:30pm. $20per person. Always a sellout, reservation required in advance by calling 401-334-2560. (2:00 matinee tickets not included)
For more information, pictures, and video go to: www.stateballet.com
Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 7 at 2:00pm
Tickets: $25 to $32.50
FRIDAY DECEMBER 6 at 10am Project Ballet in Education
for this show call SBRI (401) 334-2560
Additional information: People of all ages are touched by a theatre experience. For this reason on Friday, December 6 @ 10am, SBRI offers a Project Ballet in Education Coppélia Performance, “Pay What You Can Event”. If you experience the arts, you will become aware of it and then you will gain an appreciation for it. (Suggested price $10 per seat) For this educational show, call 401-334-2560 for reservations or to order seats.
There are several ways to buy tickets: Visit our Box Office, Order via phone, or Click the link below to purchase now, online:
Park Theatre Box Office
848 Park Avenue, Cranston RI 02910
Monday - Saturday: 10am to 6pm