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4 things to know about The Most Incredible Thing

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Audiences young and old are sure to enjoy The Most Incredible Thing, a fairytale pop ballet based on a lesser-known Hans Christian Andersen’s fable. Join Charlotte Ballet in March and be mesmerized by this epic ballet complete with a princess, a competition and an extraordinary clock…

4 Reasons why you must see this

most incredible performance

1. It has never been performed in America


After receiving rave reviews in London, Javier de Frutos and the Pet Shop Boys’ The Most Incredible Thing makes its American debut right here in Charlotte.

2. It resulted in sell-out seasons at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London


Photo from Visit London

The Most Incredible Thing premiered at Sadler’s Wells as their largest scale production in 2011. Enormous audience demand for tickets and excellent reviews brought the production back to Sadler’s Wells for a longer run in 2012.

3. Choreographer Javier de Fruots will showcase Charlotte Ballet’s strengths


Javier will adapt aspects of the ballet to better demonstrate the talents of Charlotte Ballet dancers – this includes adding more pointe work to sections that were originally done with regular ballet shoes.

4. It is The Pet Shop Boys’ first ever composition for a full-length dance work


Photo from petshopboys.co.uk

The Pet Shop Boys – Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe – are an English electronic pop band. The two have sold more than 50 million records worldwide and are listed by The Guinness Book of Records to be the most successful duo in UK music history.

The Most Incredible Thing

March 9-18, 2018 | Knight Theater

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