David Gonzalez' The Frog Bride - A Hip, New Fairy Tale
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The last date listed for David Gonzalez' The Frog Bride was Saturday February 24, 2007 / 7:00pm.
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Each year, the New Choreographers Initiative holds an intensive three-week process to create fresh, cutting edge new dances. NCI Discovery 2014 will showcase four new ballets created through this program. Artistic Director Molly Lynch invited four choreographers of note, as well as sixteen professional dancers from ballet companies across the country, to participate. This evening will debut the results to the public. This year's choreographers are Barry Kerollis, Gabrielle Lamb, Philip Neal and Garrett Smith. The evening also offers an opportunity to hear the choreographers talk about their concepts and ideas, and for the audience to participate in the discussion. Learn More
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Perhaps I didn't read the advertisement correctly but we were under the impression that this was a full production play. A one-person storyteller did not fit the bill. My rating is only for the disappointment; otherwise (to be fair), the David Gonzalez' performance is a four star performance for people who know ahead of time what to expect.
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I single narrator presents the story from beginning to end while accompanying pianist and violinist play in the background or intermittently. No choreographed dancers or performers of other sorts, which is what I expected, but was not informed of...continued
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“Mr. Gonzalez works his magic…absorbing, funny and suspenseful. The Frog Bride is enchanting.” —New York Times
A hip new family-friendly adaptation of the classic Russian fairy tale, The Frog Bride is beautifully told to the music of Prokofiev and original jazz/rock compositions in a setting of bold video images derived from Kandinsky. David Gonzalez tells this tale of a dreamy (and prideful) young man’s journey into manhood – told with a comic spark that swells to the outrageous._
The Frog Bride _made its New York debut this past spring to glowing reviews and wildly enthusiastic audiences. The sold-out show was further recognized with a Drama Desk nomination for “Unique Theatrical Experience,” an honor rarely given to family entertainment. A magical, enchanting hour of storytelling, this is a delightful way to introduce a young child to the joy of theatre – and a charming way for an adult to pass an hour, too.
Recommended for ages 6 and up.