Venue Details

Member Tips

dress

Casual
1 said this
Karen
cool but nice.
dress May 20 2013 star this tip starred
Karen
a sweater over a tee shirt, jeans and low boots.
dress May 20 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

51 ratings
4.5 average rating
  • 34
    5
  • 12
    4
  • 4
    3
  • 0
    2
  • 1
    1
2 events
1 review
0 stars
attended May 19 2013

The Alvin Ailey performance was excellent! Everyone seemed to enjoy the event! People anticipated the dance Revelations, which always is a crowd pleaser. That performance... continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
43 events
34 reviews
1 stars
attended May 18 2013

Exquisite! This was my first time seeing the Alvin Ailey group and definitely will not be the last! Really enjoyed the performance; my favorite was IN/Side dance/expressed by Kirven James Boyd (turns out he's a fellow Bostonian).

star this review starred report as inappropriate
39 events
22 reviews
5 stars
attended May 18 2013

This show was phenomenal! The performances were great. The dancers were beautiful and powerful. Fluid while telling a meaningful story.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 25 Reviews
More Information

Website

http://www.citicenter.org/show/1108/

Quotes & Highlights

“A company whose worldwide popularity is rivaled only by the magnificence of its dancing.” —San Francisco Chronicle
Visit Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s website.

Description

Event Program*

*

May 16 at 7:30pm:

Petite Mort (1991)

Choreographer: Jiří Kylián

Music by: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

*

*_In/Side_ (2008)

Choreographer: Robert Battle

Music by: Nina Simone

Another Night (2012)

Choreographer: Kyle Abraham

Music by: Dizzy Gilespie

Minus 16 (1999)

Choreographer: Ohad Naharin

Music by: Various Artists

*

May 17 at 8:00pm:

Ailey Classics (1971-1988): Cry, Love Songs, For ‘Bird’ With Love, Revelations

Choreographer: Alvin Ailey

Music by: Various Artists

The Friday night performance will be a tribute to dancer Renee Robinson. This will be Robinson’s farewell season with the company.

May 18 at 2:00pm:

Grace (1999)

Choreographer: Ronald K. Brown

Music by: Duke Ellington, Roy Davis, Fela Kuti

*

*_From Before_ (1978)

Choreographer: Garth Fagan

Music by: Ralph MacDonald

Strange Humors (1998)

Choreographer: Robert Battle

Music by: John Mackey

Revelations (1960)

Choreographer: Alvin Ailey

Music by: Traditional

May 18 at 8:00pm:

Petite Mort (1991)

Choreographer: Jiří Kylián

Music by: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

In/Side (2008)

Choreographer: Robert Battle

Music by: Nina Simone

Another Night (2012)

Choreographer: Kyle Abraham

Music by: Dizzy Gilespie

Minus 16 (1999)

Choreographer: Ohad Naharin

Music by: Various Artists

May 19 at 3:00pm:

Grace (1999)

Choreographer: Ronald K. Brown

Music by: Duke Ellington, Roy Davis, Fela Kuti

From Before (1978)

Choreographer: Garth Fagan

Music by: Ralph MacDonald

Strange Humors (1998)

Choreographer: Robert Battle

Music by: John Mackey

Revelations (1960)

Choreographer: Alvin Ailey

Music by: Traditional

About the Ticket Supplier: Citi Performing Arts Center

The Citi Performing Arts Center is known nationally as a true community arts center whose doors are open to all. With the belief that arts make and keep us a civilized nation, the Citi Performing Arts Center proudly looks forward to a bright future with the mission of presenting the finest performing artists and cultural attractions from around the world.