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138 Star Starred
Boch Center Wang Theatre
270 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
617-482-9393
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 52 members
Review from Rebecca
Red Velvet 55 events 27 reviews

The dance, the costumes, the music, and the blending of contemporary dance sets with the classics performance numbers that made them famous, made this event well worth attending! It's good to see that Alvin's contributions to enhancements of the...continued

reviewed May 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Kimberley
58 events 46 reviews

Exquisite! This was my first time seeing the Alvin Ailey group and definitely will not be the last! Really enjoyed the performance; my favorite was IN/Side dance/expressed by Kirven James Boyd (turns out he's a fellow Bostonian).

reviewed May 18 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from J
100 events 42 reviews

The performance was wonderful. My problem was that there were no playbills! Therefore, we did not know what the dances were, who the choreographers were and who were dancing! Asked the ushers where I was located (balcony) and they said that they...continued

reviewed May 19 2013 report as inappropriate
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“A company whose worldwide popularity is rivaled only by the magnificence of its dancing.” —San Francisco Chronicle
Visit Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s website.

Description

Event Program*

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May 16 at 7:30pm:

Petite Mort (1991)

Choreographer: Jiří Kylián

Music by: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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*_In/Side_ (2008)

Choreographer: Robert Battle

Music by: Nina Simone

Another Night (2012)

Choreographer: Kyle Abraham

Music by: Dizzy Gilespie

Minus 16 (1999)

Choreographer: Ohad Naharin

Music by: Various Artists

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May 17 at 8:00pm:

Ailey Classics (1971-1988): Cry, Love Songs, For ‘Bird’ With Love, Revelations

Choreographer: Alvin Ailey

Music by: Various Artists

The Friday night performance will be a tribute to dancer Renee Robinson. This will be Robinson’s farewell season with the company.

May 18 at 2:00pm:

Grace (1999)

Choreographer: Ronald K. Brown

Music by: Duke Ellington, Roy Davis, Fela Kuti

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*_From Before_ (1978)

Choreographer: Garth Fagan

Music by: Ralph MacDonald

Strange Humors (1998)

Choreographer: Robert Battle

Music by: John Mackey

Revelations (1960)

Choreographer: Alvin Ailey

Music by: Traditional

May 18 at 8:00pm:

Petite Mort (1991)

Choreographer: Jiří Kylián

Music by: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

In/Side (2008)

Choreographer: Robert Battle

Music by: Nina Simone

Another Night (2012)

Choreographer: Kyle Abraham

Music by: Dizzy Gilespie

Minus 16 (1999)

Choreographer: Ohad Naharin

Music by: Various Artists

May 19 at 3:00pm:

Grace (1999)

Choreographer: Ronald K. Brown

Music by: Duke Ellington, Roy Davis, Fela Kuti

From Before (1978)

Choreographer: Garth Fagan

Music by: Ralph MacDonald

Strange Humors (1998)

Choreographer: Robert Battle

Music by: John Mackey

Revelations (1960)

Choreographer: Alvin Ailey

Music by: Traditional

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