- Get your daily dose of art. Celebrate 40 years of culture in Providence as Rhode Island’s premiere ballet company makes this season’s mainstage debut in its 40th Anniversary Season with “The Widow’s Broom”.
- Witches and pumpkins and ghostly brooms, oh my! “The Widow’s Broom” is the perfect way to get ready for Halloween night, complete with a coven of creepy cool witches.
- Enjoy the adventurous tale that has already captivated hundreds of students across the region! Children will love seeing this story (and the enchanted broom himself!) come to life through movement.
- Behold the bewitching scenery from Eugene Lee, the designer of Broadway’s Wicked. Maybe the Tony Award-winner has a thing for witches…
- Indulge in the ingenious choreography of FBP Resident Choreographer Viktor Plotnikov. Watch an enchanted broom come to life before your eyes!
- Hear the spellbinding music by Serbian composer Aleksandra Vrebalov. Did you know the young composer was only 21 when she wrote the original score for FBP’s “The Widow’s Broom”? Charmed!
- Fall in love with the charming story from Polar Express author Chris Van Allsburg, and see how the children’s book author/illustrator- famous for his clever characters and detailed drawings- helped bring this classic tale to life.
- Enjoy an experience in the heart of historic downcity with a visit to the impressive theater at The Vets. That gilded proscenium hugging the stage, though!
- Magic tricks and sweet treats are sure to delight the whole family with dazzling holiday fun! Children and those young-at-heart will awaken their imagination as this spooky story unfolds on stage.
- Witness the accomplished Company Dancers showcasing their talents and expressing their artistry in this emotional and uplifting performance.
- Whether you are a native Rhode Islander or a new-kid-on-the-block, FBP invites you to dive into the Creative Capital by embracing this visionary dramatic production!
For tickets to “The Widow’s Broom”, click here or call 401-421-ARTS.
This post was written by Kirsten Evans. The author is in her eighth season as a Company Dancer with Festival Ballet Providence. She is also the Company PR & Communications Assistant, as well as the writer of a personal blog, Setting The Barre.