Thank you to all who joined us for Boston Ballet's first-ever Night of Stars on Boston Common.
Night of Stars on Boston Common featured a vast range of works from the company's repertoire, including George Balanchine's Serenade and Symphony in Three Movements, Jorma Elo's Plan to B, and excerpts from Marius Petipa's Don Quixote, Florence Clerc's La Bayadère, and Christopher Bruce's Rooster and the world premiere of Viktor Plotnikov's Swan. Did you have a favorite? Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook and share your favorite performance of the evening!
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What is Night of Stars?
In gratitude to its home city, Boston Ballet presented the first-ever free community performance of Night of Stars on Boston Common, on September 21, 2013.
Did you know?
An estimated 55,000 people attended Night of Stars on Boston Common.
September 21, 2013 was named Boston Ballet Day in the City of Boston, MA.
The Boston Ballet stage, built by the corner of Beacon and Charles Streets, was the largest ever stage on Boston Common.
Boston Ballet dancers rehearsed 800+ hours for this one-night-only performance.
The dancers on stage represented over 15 nationalities from across the globe and throughout the United States.
At least 40 pairs of point shoes were used.
700 bobby pins secured the dancer's hair.
There was over 345 yards on tulle on stage during Serenade - thats 2.875 football fields of tulle!
The crowd on Boston Common saw 890 pirouettes - an average of 3,560 revolutions.