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Cocktail Hour  | Open: 05/30/14 Close: 06/01/14
Ballets with a Twist Stirs Up Fresh Spirits and Celebrates a Legend with Cocktail Hour at Hamilton Stage!

Suffering from spring fever? Ballets with a Twist has just the remedy! Join New York City’s next-generation dance company for a refreshing batch of cool cocktails at Hamilton Stage. The company's fourth season at Hamilton will feature two exhilarating premieres, a riotous Twist revival, and a team of talented young dancers from the region.

Hailed as “pure pleasure” by BroadwayWorld, Cocktail Hour is a sassy suite of dances conceived and choreographed by celebrated dance-maker Marilyn Klaus. The family-friendly show infuses ballet with an irreverent pop sensibility while paying respect to the rich creativity of cocktail culture. You’ve never seen cocktails like these!

True Twist fans, prepare for a special treat! Enhance your evening of entertainment with complimentary apéritifs in the Hamilton lobby before each show.

Performance Schedule

Friday, May 30 at 8 pm — Saturday, May 31 at 8 pm — Sunday, June 1 at 3 pm


About the Company: Ballets with a Twist

New York City’s next-generation dance company, Ballets with a Twist, is taking the states by storm with its glamorous mix of critically-acclaimed choreography, music, and costume design.

The company’s signature program, Cocktail Hour, is a sassy suite of dances conceived and choreographed by celebrated dance-maker Marilyn Klaus. The show serves up classical ballet with an irreverent pop sensibility, launching the Martini, Gimlet, Manhattan, and more off the menu and onto the stage. Original scores by Grammy-nominated composer Stephen Gaboury and exquisite costume design by Catherine Zehr complete the picture.

Critics and audience members agree: Cocktail Hour is an artistically seductive must-see!The Huffington Post raves that Klaus is “blasting the boundaries between high art and entertainment,” and that her style is a distinctive mix of “Hollywood glitz and New York polish,” while The New York Times praises her as “witty and fantastic.” You’ve never seen cocktails like these!