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Auditorium Theatre
50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
312-341-2310
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Used parkwhiz, parked less than a block away for a decent price.
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The weather was beautiful and sunny. I wore a sweater and a pair of jeans.
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61 ratings
4.7 average rating
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10 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 24 2013

Very dramatic! As good as I hoped for and better than I expected in every way - the music, the production, the performance.

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18 reviews
26 stars
attended Apr 27 2013

The Joffrey's Othello production choreographed by Lar Lubovitch with music by Oscar winning composer Elliot Goldenthal is what full length ballets should be about. A familiar tale about love, intrigue and revenge this Shakespearean story...continued

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14 reviews
13 stars
attended May 03 2013

dance was very good. didn't like the music too much - very dark.

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Website

http://joffrey.org/othello

Quotes & Highlights

“Electric, heartbreaking and unforgettable” —Chicago Tribune

Description

Choreography: Lar Lubovitch 

Music: Elliot B. Goldenthal 

Live music performed by: The Chicago Philharmonic 

About the Ticket Supplier: The Joffrey Ballet

Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino’s uniquely American vision of dance first took form in 1956. The original company consisted of six dynamic and highly individual dancers. While Robert Joffrey stayed in New York to teach ballet classes and earn money to pay the dancers’ salaries, Gerald Arpino led the troupe across America’s heartland, in a station wagon that pulled a U-Haul trailer. Their repertoire of original ballets by Robert Joffrey set them apart from other small touring companies, who often performed scaled-down versions of the classics. From the beginning, Joffrey and Arpino wanted a company that came out of their roots, out of America.