Tag Archives: New York City

Beyond the Razzle Dazzle

Led by director Diane Paulus, American Repertory Theater’s revival of Pippin at the Music Box Theatre admirably takes on a musical theater classic, while also managing to bring fresh perspective to it.  Continue reading

Pulsing With Life

To close out their week of performances at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presented a program on Sunday, June 16 that featured new works and old favorites: Ronald K. Brown’s Four Corners, which had its world premiere earlier in the week; Kylián’s always interesting Petite Mort; and the classic Revelations, which continues to be a crowd favorite (and rightly so).  Continue reading

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Broadway Sunset

Broadway Sunset

Music Box Theatre, June 22, 2013

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Sing For Hope

Pianos in Lincoln Center, June 16, 2013
taken at intermission from the balcony of the David H. Koch Theater

Blushing at BAM

In the program notes to Blush, performed by Gallim Dance at BAM last week, Andrea Miller, the work’s choreographer and the artistic director of Gallim, mentions some of the emotions a blush is caused by: discomfort, embarrassment, anger, love. Typically, one might recoil from the sensations that inspire a blush, but Miller’s hour-long work forces the viewer to confront these unsettling feelings in all their complexity. Continue reading