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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-0711
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 82 members
Review from Vincent Terrell Durham
107 events 43 reviews

This was a great performance. I wish I had bought tickets for a 2nd night. The Otis Redding number was wonderful and Revelations was everything it needed to be. The theatre's air conditioner was out of wack though and it was bloody hot.

reviewed Mar 18 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Efster
Red Velvet 266 events 21 reviews

The Alvin Ailey performance and dancers, as always, were lovely to watch. The singers were an added bonus, and it was marvelous to be at the 50th anniversary and to celebrate Mr. Ailey's achievement

reviewed Mar 18 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Donna Stillo
Red Velvet 68 events 8 reviews

Spectecular!
The connection between the dancers was unbelievable.
The audience was cheering with delight....
Great energy! Great night!

reviewed Mar 19 2009 report as inappropriate
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Join the celebration as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, America’s cultural ambassador to the world, marks its 50th anniversary of bringing African-American cultural expression and the American modern dance tradition to the world’s stages.

Each performance will open with the showing of a short film, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at 50 – A Golden Anniversary Celebration commemorating the rich 50-year history of this internationally renowned dance company.

 

FREE PRE-PERFORMANCE LECTURES:

Thirty Minute Lectures begin one hour prior to curtain and take place in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Grand Hall.

 

March 18 program (Choreographer / Composer)

_Go In Grace _(Southern California premiere)(Hope Boykin / Sweet Honey In The Rock)

Suite Otis(George Faison / Otis Redding)

Revelations(Alvin Ailey / Music: Traditional)

March 18’s program features live accompaniment by Sweet Honey in the Rock.

March 19 program (Choreographer / Composer)

Festa Barocca(Mauro Bigonzetti / Georg Friedrich Handel)

Treading(Elisa Monte / Steve Reich “Eighteen Musicians”)

Revelations(Alvin Ailey / Music: Traditional)

March 20 program(Choreographer / Composer)

Anniversary Highlights*(Alvin Ailey / Music: Various)

Revelations(Alvin Ailey / Music: Traditional)

  • Created specifically to commemorate the company’s triumphs and the gifts of its founder, Anniversary Highlights features excerpts from many of Alvin Ailey’s most popular and beloved ballets. Discover rarely-seen gems and revisit favorite works.

KIDZ BOP <em>Best Time Ever</em> Tour <em>Company</em> Paranormal Investigation on the Queen Mary <em>An Evening of Classic Broadway</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey KIDZ BOP <em>Best Time Ever</em> Tour