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Elizabeth Gaither & Jared Nelson in The Great Gatsby (Steve Vaccariello)

The Washington Ballet: The Great Gatsby

Artistic Director Septime Webre's "crazily ambitious, go for broke" (The Washington Post) mega-hit is back by popular demand. Don't miss the explosive and swooning dance accompanied by live jazz that will blow the roof off this gin joint!

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The Washington Ballet
Septime Webre, artistic director

The Great Gatsby
Choreography by Septime Webre
F. Faye Butler, vocalist
Will Gartshore, actor/vocalist
Quynn Johnson, tap dancer
Billy Novick's Blue Syncopators, music

Septime Webre
's "crazily ambitious, go for broke" (The Washington Post) mega-hit is back by popular demand! The jazz-age splendor immortalized in F. Scott Fitzgerald's story about obsession, wealth, and excess in the Roaring Twenties is brought to life through Webre's brilliant choreography and iconic period music from America's jazz age, including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Tommy Dorsey, plus original music by Billy Novick. Don't miss this evening of explosive and swooning dance accompanied by live jazz that will blow the roof off this gin joint!

Performance Timing: Act One - 59 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Act Two - 44 min.

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