What is it? A morality ballet inspired by the paintings of Paul Cadmus, Charleston Ballet Theatre’s Seven Deadly Sins prominently features the temptations of the flesh as experienced by a troubled female psychiatric patient. Sins has been hailed as resident choreographer Jill Eathorne Bahr’s dramatic masterpiece.
Why see it? What it lacks in humor, it should make up for in gravity. The performance promises to be contemporary ballet at its atmospheric finest.
Who should go? If you like dark and brooding ballet, then this is your kind of show.
PICCOLO SPOLETO • $25 • 1 hour • May 24, 30, 31, June 5 at 7 p.m. • Charleston Ballet Theatre, 477 King St. • (888) 374-2656