Merce Cunningham Dance Company at the Ahmanson
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All offers for Split Sides have expired.
The last date listed for Split Sides was Sunday June 5, 2005 / 2:00pm (Program B).
Currently at Ahmanson Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $70.00 - $79.00
- Our Price:
- $35.00 - $39.50
One of Broadway's most loved shows of 2013, The Trip to Bountiful, comes to the Ahmanson stage, starring Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams & Blair Underwood -- the same trio who starred in the TV film version of the show earlier this year. Tyson and Williams both headlined last year's Broadway production, which earned Tyson every major theatrical award, including the Tony. The Trip to Bountiful has a simple, relatable plot that's both heart-wrenching and inspiring: A spry widow living in a cramped apartment with her watchful son and daughter-in-law sneaks off on a secret journey to her beloved hometown of Bountiful. What starts as an ordinary trip becomes a life-changing journey. This hit Broadway production -- a revival of the original 1954 production -- inspired The Wall Street Journal's theater critic Terry Teachout to say, "I've never been more deeply moved by a theatrical production of any kind." Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
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This was a modern dance recital by a well-known dance company. The performance was great! The seats, however, were just adequate. Fairly close to the back and practically on the outside aisle...but for the price paid, they were acceptable.
Quotes & Highlights
“Amazing dances that are like no one else’s.” San Francisco Chronicle
“The dancers look so fresh and accomplished, so alluring and so selflessly devoted, that every performance adds new luster to the legacy, and it’s easy to forget there’s any other way to dance.” Los Angeles Times
“So dense, so compelling is the performance that one leaves enriched, ennobled.” Dancing Times (London)
Come to the Ahmanson Theatre for an unforgettable event, where endless combinations of dance elements, lights, sets, costumes and music are determined at each performance by a roll of the dice. Modern dance legend Merce Cunningham’s Split Sides and other pieces will be performed by the choreographer’s stunning dance company.
A post performance lecture will take place immediately following the performance.Program A (Thursday & Friday)
Views on Stage (Cunningham / John Cage)
Split Sides (Cunningham / Radiohead, Sigur Ros)Program B (Saturday & Sunday)
Fabrications (Cunningham / Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta)
Split Sides (Cunningham / Radiohead, Sigur Ros)
Please note: Program is subject to change.
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