Release Date: March 28, 2009 (limited)
Based on the Alexandre Dumas novel that also inspired the stories of Verdi's La Traviata and Hollywood's Moulin Rouge , John Neumeier creates a riveting dance drama showcasing the famous lady of lore La Dame aux Camélias. The passionate tale of Marguerite Gautier and Armand Duval unfolds ingeniously with a-drama-within-a-drama as they meet at the theatre during a performance of Manon Lescaut. So begins their romantic adventures in Paris brought to life by Neumeier's intense and refined choreographic language. Chopin's ravishing music highlights the remarkable neo-classical ballet, which stars the premier dancers of the Paris Opéra Ballet. La Dame aux Camélias is all about love, passion, danger and terrific dancing from one of the best ballet companies in the world.