Category Archives: Reviews

Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun” at BAM

Hofesh Shechter’s “Sun”, photo by Gabriele Zucca Before the start of Hofesh Shechter’s Sun, which made its US debut at BAM last week, the London-based Israeli choreographer told the audience that we would see a brief excerpt from the end … Continue reading

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William Forsythe’s “Sider” at BAM

There are very few dance works more frustrating than those of choreographer William Forsythe. More often than not, I find his work irritatingly complex, leaving me with more questions than answers (I don’t believe in outer space was moving, but … Continue reading

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Fall for Dance at the Delacorte Theater

New York City arts institutions make the most of warmer weather by heading outdoors with the crowds and offering concerts, movies, dance, and theater. For two clear, chilly nights this past week, just as summer officially comes to a close … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s American Music Festival

The past year has been a festival-heavy one for New York City Ballet, and while the fall and winter seasons showcased works with scores by Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky, the first three weeks of New York City Ballet’s spring season celebrated … Continue reading

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Stephen Petronio’s “Like Lazarus Did”

Stephen Petronio’s inspiration for his company’s latest work, Like Lazarus Did, performed last week at the Joyce Theater, was a book of American slave songs sent to him by composer Son Lux.  Lazarus’ resurrection became a point of departure for … Continue reading

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