Tag Archives: New York City

Tanztheater Wuppertal at BAM

Pina Bausch’s signature ingredients – long flowing hair, floor-length gowns, ritual, and tons of water – were on full display in como el musguito en la piedra, ay, si, si, si…(Like moss on a stone), the final work from the choreographer … Continue reading

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Chaplin: The Musical

Charlie Chaplin, one of the most famous comedians of silent films, has come to Broadway.  Before seeing Chaplin: The Musical on Thursday evening, I wondered, can an icon best known for his silent movies be enticing enough to survive Broadway, … Continue reading

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Fall for Dance: Opening Night

The ninth annual Fall For Dance festival opened on Thursday evening at City Center with the usual fanfare.  The atrium next to the theater buzzed with excitement, and plenty of people without tickets waited near the box office for last-minute … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet’s Greek Trilogy

New York City Ballet’s four-week fall season opened last week with a celebration of George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky’s remarkable collaboration. Not only did Wednesday’s program feature works that highlight their partnership, but it also formed a Greek trilogy.  Apollo … Continue reading

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Why Dance in the Art World?

It’s a very good question, and one that certainly deserves attention considering the art world’s recent surge of interest in dance. This topic is the subject of an upcoming event, Why Dance in the Art World?, which will explore the history … Continue reading

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