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Parsons Dance In a Two-Week Run at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

“This is a ‘dance your heart out’ (at all times, no excuses) kind of enterprise,” says The New York Times about Parsons Dance, who displays its blend of athleticism and stunning ensemble work in the New York premiere of David Parsons’ work created ...

American Ballet Theatre’s Gala at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera

https://www.metopera.org/Season/2017-abt/ABT-Gala/

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Join ABT for the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s full-length Whipped Cream, featuring Richard Strauss’s score and all-new production designs by Mark Ryden, followed by dining and dancing. The performance begins at 6:30pm. — ...

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at New York City Ballet

David H. Koch Theater

https://www.nycballet.com/

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Behind an ivied curtain lies Shakespeare’s gossamer world of magic and merriment. A cherished springtime tradition, this bewitching tale entangles and enthralls with its feuding fairy kingdoms and quixotic lovers for the quintessential romantic comedy. — ...

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit Spring Show Opens This Weekend

ZEALnyc, May 24, 2017 The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit commences its 2017 shows this Memorial Day Weekend and the following weekend.  The event showcases fine artists and craft artisans from around the New York metropolitan area, the nation and the world. Attendees come from all over and ...

The 'Daly Show' is Coming to Vermont as Tim and ...

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, May 24, 2017 “Tim Daly is my favorite actor. Tim Daly is my favorite brother. Not necessarily in that order.” Those are the words of Tony Award winner (Gypsy, 1990) and multiple Emmy recipient Tyne Daly speaking of her younger brother Tim Daly, ...

Shakespeare in the Park: A 'How To Get Tickets' Primer

ZEALnyc, May 23, 2017 The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park is one of the best theater deals in town. Any town. You can’t beat seeing remarkable performances from people like James Earl Jones, Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, or Liev ...

Jazz Notes: Virtuoso Violinist Regina Carter Brings Positive Vibes to ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, May 22, 2017 Last month, virtuoso violinist Regina Carter released her tenth album, Ella: Accentuate the Positive, on SonyMusic Masterwork’s imprint OKeh. It’s not only a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’s in the centennial of her birth, but it’...

Review: 'The Whirligig' Spins, Aided By a 'Strong Ensemble Cast'

By Dan Bacalzo, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The difference between tragedy and comedy, according to a character in Hamish Linklater’s The Whirligig, is that “In Tragedy the force that drives the hero to his fully mature realization of Self is Death. While in Comedy? That ...

Review: Perahia Brings His 'Colossal Artistry' to Carnegie Hall With ...

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The celebrated pianist Murray Perahia was the first North American to win the prestigious Leeds Competition in 1972 when he was 25. Since then, he has accumulated numerous other accolades, a large discography, and a worshipful following. Though he has been ...

Art Break: Calder and Miró Are the Focus at Pace ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 This week Art Break is all about classic examples of art (not classical art, that’s something else entirely). Every entry is the gold standard of its movement or an artist’s output and seeing them is key ...

Review: 'A Doll's House, Part 2'—Nora's Back and Better ...

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, May 19, 2017 It still ends with a closing door, but this time, as is appropriate to the difference between a child and an adult, it isn’t slammed, but closed ruefully, hopefully, and perhaps a tad regretfully. And maybe it's still ...

Review: Kyung Wha Chung Is 'Unequalled' Making History at Carnegie ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 As predicted, it was quite an evening. Looking like God’s soldier, her magnificent face rapt in her task, Kyung Wha Chung gave the first integral performance of Bach’s sonatas and partitas for unaccompanied violin ever attempted on ...

Review: Fraternal Tensions Fuel the Mint's Current Find—'The Lucky ...

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 A.A. Milne is a member of that pantheon of British writers of revered children’s books who also achieved fame in more grown-up literary circles. J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan) was a celebrated Scottish novelist and playwright, and ...

American Ballet Theatre: Whipped Cream at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera

https://www.metopera.org/Season/2017-abt/Whipped-Cream/

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

A dollop of delightful whimsy, this thoroughly inventive full-length premiere springs from the imagination of Artist-in-Residence Alexei Ratmansky and pop surrealist visionary Mark Ryden. In this fantastical confection, a young boy overindulges at a Viennese pastry shop and falls into a ...

DanceAfrica 2017 at BAM – School-Time Performances

Peter Jay Sharp Building at BAM

http://www.bam.org/

30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217

America’s largest festival of African dance turns 40 this year, and the celebrations will offer students an unparalleled look at the cultural traditions of Africa and the African diaspora. Transform your students’ understanding of rhythm, music, and dance and get ...

American Ballet Theatre: Giselle at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera

https://www.metopera.org/Season/2017-abt/Giselle/

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

The epitome of Romantic ballet, this heart-rending tale of unrequited love, remorse, and forgiveness perfectly fuses music, movement, and drama. The role of Giselle requires an exquisite stylist with daring dramatic and technical skills, creating a compelling portrait of the innocent, yet ...

DanceAfrica 2017 at BAM

BAM - Howard Gilman Opera House

http://www.bam.org/

30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217

Forty years ago, West African rhythms exploded onto the Opera House stage for the first time. Since then, DanceAfrica has evolved into America’s largest festival of African and diasporic performance, hosting companies from all over the world every Memorial Day ...

Rioult Dance NY at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

For more than 20 years, Pascal Rioult has made a “distinctive impact” (The New York Times) on the dance scene. Thrilling audiences throughout the world, his company, RIOULT Dance NY continues to deliver “powerful, emotionally moving” (Durham ...

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg at New York City Center

New York City Center

http://www.nycitycenter.org/

131 West 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg returns to City Center with two full-length ballets that typify Boris Eifman’s singular gift for creating powerful, provocative dance works. Inspired by the tragic life of ballerina Olga Spessivtseva, the 1997 ballet Red ...

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg in 40th Anniversary North American Tour at City Center

New York City Center

http://www.nycitycenter.org/

131 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg returns to City Center with two full-length ballets that typify Boris Eifman’s singular gift for creating powerful, provocative dance works. Inspired by the tragic life of ballerina Olga Spessivtseva, the 1997 ...

Ballet Tech Kids Dance at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

KIDS DANCE, called “a New York City treasure” by The New York Times, makes its annual visit to The Joyce where Ballet Tech’s remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled, and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kid dancers work all year to dance for audiences young ...

American Ballet Theatre: Onegin at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera

https://www.metopera.org/Season/2017-abt/Onegin/

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Pushkin’s great verse novel, Eugene Onegin, is interpreted with flawless storytelling skill by John Cranko. With a wealth of magical moments, this compelling tale features an unusual twist of double unrequited love—while the high-handed Onegin at first spurns the young, naive ...

MOMIX at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

In Opus Cactus, Moses Pendleton brings the landscape of the American Southwest to life with his signature illusionistic style, creating images that “explode with a sense of magic, danger, sensuality, quirkiness, humor, and beauty” (The New York ...

American Ballet Theatre: Tchaikovsky Spectacular at The Met

The Metropolitan Opera

https://www.metopera.org/Season/2017-abt/Tchaikovsky-Spectacular/

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

No other composer in history has written more beloved music for the ballet than Pyotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky. ABT presents a sparkling showcase of breathtaking athleticism and lyrical beauty in these works inspired by the composer’s genius:

Souvenir d’un lieu cher | Alexei ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Sleeping Water—Saburo Teshigawara / KARAS North American premiere at Rose Theater

Rose Theater – Jazz at Lincoln Center

http://www.lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/saburo-teshigawara-karas

The Shops at Columbus Circle, 3 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

“An invitation to a floating world without frontiers.” – RFI (France)

“Japan’s most important choreographer” Saburo Teshigawara (New York Times) returns to Lincoln Center Festival with his newest work featuring Aurélie Dupont, Paris Opera ...

Emery LeCrone DANCE at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

The way a dancer holds her head, her hand — there’s an intention behind that gesture. . . those are the small details I hope end up translating to the audience — I hope that people can feel the emotion behind them.” – Emery LeCrone

Lincoln Center Festival: Bolshoi Ballet / New York City Ballet / Paris Opera Ballet in ‘Jewels’ at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theatre, Lincoln Center

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/jewels-2

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

“George Balanchine’s pure dance masterpiece.” – New York Times

Fifty years after its premiere at Lincoln Center, three of the world’s most celebrated ballet companies come together for a once-in-a-lifetime presentation of George Balanchine’s ...

Claudia Schreier & Company at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

The New York Times) is “making waves,” declares Dance Magazine. For its Joyce Theater debut, Claudia Schreier & Company presents dancers from New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Los Angeles Ballet and other leading companies in a ...

Cirio Collective at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Cirio Collective, founded by American Ballet Theatre principal Jeffrey Cirio and his sister, Boston Ballet Principal Lia Cirio, was created in the summer of 2015 to explore and develop new choreography.  Cirio approaches this season with a special focus on exploring ...

Gemma Bond at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Gemma Bond had her first taste of choreography at the young age of 13 and later returned to the craft when she joined American Ballet Theatre, in 2008. In her Joyce debut, produced by Intermezzo Dance, she presents two evenings of dance featuring her new and ...

Lincoln Center Festival: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ with Bolshoi Ballet at David H. Koch Theater

“Furiously funny battle of the sexes…bold and fast-witted.” – Guardian (U.K.)

The Bolshoi is “at the top of its game” (Telegraph, U.K.) in acclaimed choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot’s effervescent production of The Taming of the ...

Amy Seiwert’s Imagery at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

Amy Seiwert returns to The Joyce with her contemporary ballet company, Imagery and her first evening-length ballet, which is set to Franz Schubert’s voice and piano cycle Winterreise, commissioned by The Joyce Theater. A dramatic monologue portraying a ...