A ballerina's graceful balance is inspiring to aspiring dancers, captivating to houses of cards, and vexing to bulldozers razing cliffside condor habitats. Dwell on adroit appendages with today's Groupon: for $48, you get a three-production ticket package (a $93 value), good for one ticket to each show, to BalletMet at the Capitol Theatre, which is located on the third floor of the Vern Riffe Center. Choose one of the following packages:
Thursday Performance Package: Dangerous Liaisons on November 11, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.; Cinderella on February 10, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.; 7 Deadly Sins on May 5, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday Performance Package: Dangerous Liaisons on November 5, 2010, at 8 p.m.; Cinderella on February 4, 2011, at 8 p.m.; 7 Deadly Sins on April 29, 2011, at 8 p.m.
Sunday Performance Package: Dangerous Liaisons on November 7, 2010, at 2 p.m.; Cinderella on February 6, 2011, at 5:30 p.m.; 7 Deadly Sins on May 1, 2011, at 2 p.m.
Dangerous Liaisons, which is inspired by a French novel and a 1988 film, follows Parisian aristocrats as they plot a course through lust and revenge. It couples mind-melting dance with a soundtrack of Antonio Vivaldi compositions. Cinderella is the classic fairytale that has inspired countless children, evil stepmothers, and talking mice. Featuring ambitious scenery and spot-on choreography, the production will dazzle the popped-out eyes of all who behold. Discover rock 'n' roll ballet during 7 Deadly Sins, an upbeat performance that brings each of the sins to life via intense choreography and live music.