Ticket prices are loosening up. They've opened up the 3rd Ring and are offering a few $29 seats. A 25% discount code "BALLETAUS" is in play, too. Facility and service fees apply. You can save by buying in person at the NYCB Box Office when you're in the neighborhood. Otherwise go here.
The Australian Ballet is bringing a very curious rep program (June 12-13) that consists of Wayne McGregor's Dyad 1929, Warumuk - in the dark night (a collaboration with Bangarra Dance Theatre), and Luminous (a collection of divertissements). Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake, which has a contemporary story line, will be presented four times from June 15-17.
The NYCB Orchestra will play at all performances.
The company has picked an intensely competitive time to land at Lincoln Center. But most everyone knows how good these dancers are; so let's all try to check them out.
Here's a link that covers Aussiespeak from A to Z for everyone to study. We want to be warm and communicative without sounding like we've got kangaroos loose in the top paddock (check under K), or worse, like Georg and Yortuk Festrunk.