Theaters

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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — In an age where our attention often frays and never lingers, it is rare to find something that holds it unwaveringly for 60 minutes.

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Post image for A Restaging of ‘Oklahoma!’ Thrusts the Audience into the Action

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, New York — The original Oklahoma! musical from 1943 is set in the 1900s, during a much “simpler” time.

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Post image for Confronting Our Apathy Anew with Samuel Beckett

On paper, Happy Days looks pretty unappealing.

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Post image for David Byrne’s Avant-Color Guard

If you’ve ever been to a high school or college football game, chances are you’ve seen a color guard.

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Post image for Summoning the Spirit of Frida Kahlo Through a Pre-Columbian Ritual

LONDON — As the centerpiece of this year’s Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDF) in London, artistic director Bradley Hemmings has created an outdoor theater production called “The Four Fridas,” inspired by the life and work of legendary Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.

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Post image for A Holocaust Survivor’s Story in Postmodern Dance

Taking testimony from a Holocaust survivor and turning it into a dance is an intriguing but risky proposition, especially if you’re not a Jew.

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This is the year of the robot, starting with the movie Ex Machina and filtering down to the performing arts, which have seen a spate of humans dancing with robots in touching pas de deux.

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Post image for The Rehearsal’s the Thing: Anne Washburn’s ’10 out of 12’

10 out of 12, Anne Washburn’s new play at SoHo Rep in New York, puts a new comic twist on the genre of backstage drama by focusing on one of theater’s most boring tasks: the tech rehearsal.

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Post image for Dancing Out Our Inner Demons

For dancers, the body is a surrogate for concepts and a tool for arranging shapes in the air.

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Theaters

A Dance Shaped by Light

by Erica Getto on June 11, 2015

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What’s in a light — a spark, a shot, a shiver?

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