Blue Butterfly - The Black Ballerina is said to be a poignant and entrancing play inspired by some of the greatest black ballerinas to take the ballet stage. Blue Butterfly - The Black Ballerina will offer its memorable performance from June 17 through June 19, 2016, at the Marietta Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Ave., Marietta, GA. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale March 1, 2016. They will start at $29.50. The performance, by a well-talented multi-cultural cast, provides an intimate look into the life of Precious Blue Johnson - a young woman struggling to become the first black ballerina.