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240 Star Starred
Auditorium Theatre
50 E. Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
312-341-2310
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 23 members
Review from Deb O.
Red Velvet 43 events 22 reviews

We very much enjoyed this performance. The Joffrey company is outstanding. Our reaction to the choreography was uneven. We really loved the first piece, and were less enthralled by the subsequent pieces. However, the performance definitely made...continued

reviewed Feb 15 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from big_activity
19 events 11 reviews

The seats provided by Goldstar were, as usual, wonderful. We were in the dress circle towards the center. The program had three separate pieces, all of which were interesting to watch with imaginative contemporary choreography. The energy of the...continued

reviewed Feb 22 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Bill Swenson
28 events 8 reviews

A waste of talented dancers. The "music" was moronic tones and the choreography was idiotic and pointless. The newspaper reviews just repeated the choreographers' goofy ideas. No beauty or harmony to be had.

reviewed Feb 14 2014 report as inappropriate
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Continuum 

Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon 

Music: György Ligeti 

Wheeldon’s contemporary masterpiece is a stunning abstract rendering of music into movement and patterns. It is enchanting, wistful, and often profound. 

Crossing Ashland 

Choreography: Brock Clawson 

Music: John Adams, Michelle McLaughlin, Martin Tillman, M83, Jeremy Limb 

Named for the well-known Chicago street, Crossing Ashland is a metaphor for facing change within us. 

_Episode 31 

_ Choreography: Alexander Ekman 

Music: Mikael Karlsson, Ane Brun & Erik Satie 

Episode 31 is a large group piece showcasing the dancers’ youth, vigor and athleticism. The piece features contrasting pumping, almost tribal sequences with strong balletic poses. 

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