Whipped Cream - Ballet Tickets
About Whipped Cream - Ballet
From the deliciously creative mind of Richard Strauss comes Whipped Cream! This ballet has been dazzling fans and owning the stage since its composition in 1921. Choregraphed by Alexei Ratmansky and Costume design by Mark Ryden, Whipped Cream is the Austrian equivalent of The Nutcracker. Don't wait around! Buy your cheap Whipped Cream tickets right now.
Richard Strauss served as a co-director of the Vienna State Opera until 1924. He wanted to revive ballet after the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. He hired a choregrapher named Heinrich Kroller who collaborated with him on a series of productions. Whipped Cream, then known as Schlagobers.
Inside a Viennese cake shop, a group of children are celebrating their Christian confirmations. After overindulging, one of the boys falls into delirium and hallucinates. Dancing confections, marching marzipans and cha-chaing cheesecakes will liven the stage. Prepare for the party of Princess Pralinee!
The the choreography has been altered from Krollers original plans, sketches of more than 280 costumes and sets created by the original house designers still remain intact. The extravagance of its production led to the ballet earning its "billionaire's ballet" nickname. In a time of hyperinflation and food-shortages, the reception of the ballet was troubled. But Strauss states that "[He] cannot bear the tragedy of the present time. I want to create joy."
Whipped Cream Tickets
Ballet fans cannot let life go by without watching Whipped Cream. Head on down to the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, IL to be scrumptiously delight by these dancing delicacies. Get your cheap Whipped Cream tickets now!