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Le Corsaire

April 6 -10, 2011

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Join the dancers of The Washington Ballet for this swashbuckling adventure of pirates, pashas, and the slave girls who love them in internationally-regarded classical repetiteur Anna-Marie Holmes' thrilling production of the 19th century classic by Marius Petipa. The story of lovers Conrad and Medora, the evil Seid Pasha, and company of corsairs enchants and excites. Don’t miss this adventuresome company premiere!


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Performance Dates and Times:
Wednesday, April 6 at 8 PM (Preview)
Thursday, April 7 at 8 PM (Opening)
Friday, April 8 at 8 PM
Saturday, April 9 at 2:30 PM & 8 PM
Sunday, April 10 at 1 PM & 5:30 PM

To purchase tickets by phone, please call the Kennedy Center at 202.467.4600 or visit the box office in person.