N. Y. City Ballet Performs Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Ira Glass, producer and host of public radio's This American Life, counterintuitively combines the worlds of dance and radio in this live stage production. Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host features the informative, moving essays and nonfiction stories listeners expect from Glass' Peabody Award-winning radio show. But he turns his trademark all-talk format on its ear by collaborating with contemporary dance troupe Monica Bill Barnes & Company. It's an unexpected evening filled with poignant audio clips and leaps and turns. Or, as Glass puts it, two art forms that "have no business being together." Learn More
Balanchine’s timeless choreography brings to life Shakespeare’s magical and humorous story of a fairy kingdom and the humans that enter into it. This tale features a cast of over 100 NYCB dancers and students from the School of American Ballet.
Photos: © Paul Kolnik
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