The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will present the New York City return of The Joffrey Ballet, performing the New York premiere of its production of Krzysztof Pastor's Romeo & Juliet at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on March 29-April 2.
A special gala performance of mixed repertory will take place Thursday, March 30. This benefit for The Joyce Theater Foundation will include the New York premieres of Bells, by Yuri Possokhov, and Body of Your Dreams, by Myles Thatcher. Christopher Wheeldon's Fool's Paradise will complete the evening's program.
Under the artistic direction of Ashley Wheater, The Joffrey Ballet recently celebrated its 61st anniversary since its 1956 founding by Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino in New York City. Twenty-one years ago, the company moved to Chicago, where it has been based ever since.
Tickets are at DavidHKochTheater.com or 212-496-0600 .