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Boch Center Wang Theatre
270 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
617-482-9393
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
52 ratings
4.5 average rating
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58 events
46 reviews
1 stars
attended May 18 2013

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).

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97 events
42 reviews
47 stars
attended May 19 2013

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

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48 events
26 reviews
17 stars
attended May 19 2013

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

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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

<em>Wild Kratts Live!</em> Mariah Carey <em>Holiday Pops</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil</em> Gift Card <em>A Christmas Celtic Sojourn</em> <em>Amadeus</em> Tony Williams' <em>Urban Nutcracker</em> <em>Return of the Winemaker</em> Blue Man Group Boston Sunset Cruise of Boston Harbor <em>A Christmas Carol</em>