"This is a wonderful production that takes professional ballet to be attractive to school age children. The performance includes children in almost every scene -- an explanation, perhaps, for the"... (read full reviews)
"From the Lobby to the end of the performance the nutcracker was magical, I didnt want it to end. Ive seen it for 20 years in a row and the 2014 performance was like my first time...cant wait until"... (read full reviews)
"This is not your Disney version of Sleeping Beauty, but is definitely entertaining, thought provoking, and a modern overhaul of an old story. I took my 6 year old and even she loved it. Definitely"... (read full reviews)
"This was my very first ballet I attended, and certainly it won't be my last. This was a great holiday event to attend. I loved the costumes and the music. This was a great Christmas present for"... (read full reviews)
"The ballet was exceptional, I love to see Russian performances, they have a unique style. I'm a little disappointed because they were no scenery changes. I've seen Sleeping Beauty eight or ten times"... (read full reviews)
"I enjoyed the show, the dances are great and performers are fantastic. Although, I would prefer to see longer dances of those dances in the first and last segments of the show (like Maglalatik,"... (read full reviews)
"The show was great, the modern interpretation was really interesting and the performance was notable. The dancers were very good and seemed very dedicated to their part and the performance as a whole."... (read full reviews)
"I know Paul Taylor does a lot of subtle, complex, even moody work. Why, then, was his program for Des Moines three bright, cheerful pieces with little depth! The premiere, especially, was"... (read full reviews)
"We make the DMB productions at McFarlin a family experience. The costumes are lovely and the stories are always engaging, even to the little ones. The dancers are beautiful and it is fun to know that"... (read full reviews)
"Overall stage was very nice with ballet part, BUT the orchestra was incredibly BAD.
Strings and Winds were in different tempo,
Percussion was out of flow,
flute and trumpet were out of"... (read full reviews)
"A wonderful presentation of an old favorite!
The dancing was beautiful...even the children did a great job.
Well worth the ticket price and no commute to deal with.
It was the perfect way to start the"... (read full reviews)
"I love the messiah program. I haven't been to too many performances. I thought this one was okay. The seats were small (I'm 5'2"), my knees touched the seat in front me. But I enjoyed the decor in the"... (read full reviews)
"The dancing was absolutely incredible! The only thing I would wish for is to see more dancing! Seeing all the different styles would have been awesome! The seat upgrade was very nice as well!"... (read full reviews)