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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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“A landmark cultural event. Visually arresting and beguilingly mythic…intensely theatrical.” —Washington Post

Description

Anyone fortunate enough to witness the luminous debut of composer-writer-director-choreographer Ratan Thiyam’s Chorus Repertory Theatre at Cal Performances in 2000 will thrill to the news of a return visit by this renowned company from India.

The 2006 tour features Thiyam’s latest masterwork, Nine Hills One Valley, a haunting and poetic theatrical allegory confronting the turmoil that now consumes Thiyam’s native Manipur.

Here Thiyam asks: In the face of violence, venality, instability, and poverty, how do a people sustain themselves when their cultural traditions are cut off and lost?

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.