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'Dante's Inferno: The Ballet' opens, runs through Feb. 23

'In the midway of this our mortal life, I found me in a gloomy wood astray.' Dante begins his journey into the Inferno in this 19th century woodcut by Paul Gustave Dore.
— image credit: Paul Gustave Dore, public domain

“Dante’s Inferno: The Ballet” opens tonight, Friday, at Meydenbauer Center.

The adaptation of Dante Alighieri’s first book of the Divine Comedy — following the author’s fictional journey through the nine levels of Hell — features original music, masks and sets created by Glenna Burmer, choreography by Ronald Tice and Jennifer Porter and music conducted by Grammy award winner David Sabee. The ballet will run through Sunday, Feb. 23.

Visit the show website for showtime and ticket information.


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