4 things to know about The Most Incredible Thing

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 fableBe mesmerized by this epic ballet complete with a princess, a competition and an extraordinary clock…



1. It has never been performed in your city

After receiving rave reviews in London, Javier de Frutos and the Pet Shop Boys’ The Most Incredible Thing made its American debut in Charlotte, NC with Charlotte Ballet. Make it the first time performed in your city.

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2. It resulted in sell-out seasons at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in 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 Frutos adapts to dancers’ strengths

Javier likes to adopt aspects of the ballet to better demonstrate the talents of its dancers – this includes adding a more classical approach to some sections and adding new content to make the work its own.

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

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.