A Passion for Dance by Margaret Wingrove Dance Company
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The last date listed for A Passion for Dance was Sunday January 8, 2012 / 3:00pm.
Currently at The Stage:
- Full Price:
- $33.00 - $45.00
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- $16.50 - $22.50
Before Cabaret, before Urinetown, there was the first dark, adult masterpiece of musical theater: The Threepenny Opera. Written in 1928, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's satire of "respectable" society has not loosened its powerful grip on the imagination. Incorporating a sharply political perspective and the jazzy sound of '20s Berlin cabaret, The Threepenny Opera turned an old-fashioned opera into a piece that remains absolutely relevant today. Following the trail of broken hearts and slashed throats left by the dashing and dastardly Macheath, the show incorporates immortal musical numbers like "The Ballad of Mack the Knife" and "Pirate Jenny." San Jose Stage Company, the Bay Area's premier off-Broadway theater, presents this theatrical milestone in a production that's just as fresh and as daring as the original. Learn More
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The performance had its highs and its lows. The first 3-4 numbers were excellent. The numbers done by the high school students weren't wonderful dance, but they were interesting and touching in that they got young people involved in performance, which is an all-around good thing. They were also a bit too long. One of the adult male dancers was obviously past his prime and contributed little to the program. A distraction, actually. On balance - a worthwhile event. We thought the Goldstar discount price was actually a proper price for the event. I wouldn't pay $45 per ticket for it, which is apparently the retail price.
Following the Saturday show, audience members are invited to a post-performance reception at which they can meet the dancers and artists.
About the Ticket Supplier: Margaret Wingrove Dance CompanyFounded in 1981, the critically-acclaimed Margaret Wingrove Dance Company remains San Jose's longest-standing modern dance company. Blending both modern and ballet techniques with high energy and physicality, the company's style is fluid enough to allow for bold experimentation in a wide range of repetoire of over 80 choreographic works.
The company is dedicated to the innovation and presentation of emotionally compelling and dynamically driven dance. It performs not only works of its founder and artistic director, Margaret Wingrove, but also showcases the works of emerging choreographers and noted guest artists. This mission to present young, promising dancers and choreographers has been very much a company mainstay since its founding.