Smuin Ballet's XXtremes Explores Desire, Loss and Paradox
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The last date listed for Smuin Ballet Winter Dance Series: XXtremes was Sunday March 23, 2014 / 2:00pm.
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Sondheim is at his bloody best in Sweeney Todd, his macabre masterpiece about a barbaric barber and an even more beastly baker. Set in London, the musical tells the tale of the title character, who, after being banished on false charges, returns to the city to exact his revenge. Teaming up with local pie shop proprietress Mrs. Lovett, Todd opens a barbershop in which he slits the throats of customers and she bakes them into pies to get rid of the evidence. A legendary smash in 1979, this darkly comic show won eight Tony Awards while The New York Times gushed that it contained "more artistic energy, creative personality and plain excitement" than a dozen average musicals. Recently adapted by Tim Burton into a hit movie with Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd now comes to Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts in a vibrant production directed by Robert Kelley. Learn More
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Loved the dance & the intricate moves but trying to understand was difficult. I heard others had the same problem as I did. When something else as "abstract" as this was a vocal "lesson" before hand might be useful for those of us without the...continued
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All American ballet troupes nowadays require tremendous versatility from their dancers, but few achieve the level of daring of Smuin Ballet.— Huffington Post