Houston Ballet's American at Heart is a trio of dance works that span the twentieth century, but which have in common a particularly American spirit.

Fancy Free depicts the adventures of three sailors on shore leave who meet two girls on a hot summer night in New York City in the 1940s, set to a Leonard Bernstein score.

Representing a pivotal moment in the development of twentieth-century ballet, George Balanchine’s Apollo follows the Greco-Roman god of music, poetry and prophecy as he interacts with three of the mythological muses.

Set to music from the likes of Yo-Yo Ma and Bobby McFerrin, Christopher Bruce’s funny and moving Hush chronicles the life and times of a family of performers.

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Wortham Theater Center
501 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002
http://www.houstonballet.org/Ticketing_Schedule/20092010_Season_Calendar/American_At_Heart/

TICKET INFO

Tickets range from $35-$160
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