Cinematique Presents: “The White Crow”

May 22, 2019

The White Crow runs from Monday, June 24 thru Wednesday, June 26. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.

Written by legendary Academy Award winning playwright David Hare and directed by Ralph Fiennes, this is the captivating story of a young Rudolf Nureyev, iconic Russian ballet dancer, and his defection from the Soviet Union despite KGB efforts to stop him. From Nureyev’s poverty-stricken childhood in the Soviet city of Ufa, to his blossoming as a student dancer in Leningrad, to his arrival in Paris in the early 1960s and a nail-biting stand-off at the Le Bourget airport, The White Crow is the true story of an incredible journey by a unique artist who transformed the world of ballet forever.

 

 

The hero of “The White Crow” is the legendary Soviet dancer Rudolf Nureyev (Oleg Ivenko), so classical ballet figures significantly in this imperfect but engrossing biopic.

Joe Morgenstern

Wall Street Journal

For ticket information, call the Thalian Box Office, Monday - Saturday, 2PM-6PM, 910-632-2285 or visit at 310 Chestnut Street. Advance ticket purchase available – no extra charge to purchase in advance by phone or in person at the Thalian Box Office. Tickets are also available at the Thalian Hall Website. Admission is $7 (+ tax and $1 ticketing fee).