April 15-17, 2016 The Princess & the Goblin
Supported by Publix Super Market Charities
Choreographed by Twyla Tharp Based on a story by George MacDonald Music by Franz Schubert, arranged and orchestrated by Richard Burke Original Music by Richard Burke Live with the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra
Adapted from the 19th century fairy tale by George MacDonald, Twyla Tharp’s The Princess & the Goblin returns after its 2012 world premiere with Atlanta Ballet. Take your family on an incredible adventure into the Kingdom of the Goblin, where a young heroine must call upon friends, family, and her own courage to perform a daring rescue!
“It’s a work of transcendent magic that will take you out of this world.” – Atlanta INtown
*Please note that this production uses intermittent haze and strobe lighting.
The creation of Twyla Tharp's The Princess & the Goblin was made possible through the support of Chris M. Carlos in Memory of Mrs. Thalia N. Carlos | Patti Eloise Wallace | Anonymous | The Asper Family in Memory of Babs Asper | Susan Glass and Arni Thorsteinson | The Rich Foundation | Dr. Robert Ross and Angela B. Ross | With Additional support from Ginny and Charles Brewer and the National Endowment for the Arts
Co-produced by Atllanta Ballet and Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet.