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An American in Paris on Broadway

Music and dance gorgeously come together in An American in Paris, which opened at the Palace Theatre last month. Set in the postwar city of light and based on the 1951 film starring Gene Kelly, this production is not a … Continue reading

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New Magic to Do: Pippin on Broadway

On April 24th, one night before its official opening, Pippin dazzled, delighted, and blew me away. Sitting in the balcony of The Music Box Theatre, I was mesmerized by the dynamite singing, phenomenal circus creations and choreography, and the magic … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest Ballet’s “Roméo et Juliette”

Last week, Pacific Northwest Ballet made its first appearance in New York City since 1996.  After one evening of a Balanchine triple bill, the Seattle-based company, led by artistic director and former New York City Ballet principal dancer Peter Boal, … Continue reading

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Young Jean Lee’s The Shipment in HD at BAM

BAM’s Performance in HD program brings opera, dance, and theater from around the world to the screen.  But next week, BAM will show the first of two works this fall by emerging, provocative artists.  Young Jean Lee’s The Shipment will … Continue reading

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The Seductive Power of Sleep No More

On Wednesday night, I made my way to West 27th Street to be a guest at the fictional McKittrick Hotel, home to Sleep No More, the immersive, site-specific experience from British theater company Punchdrunk.  To call this superb production a … Continue reading

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