[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Martha Graham Dance Company opens tonight

Anne-Marie Mulgrew AnneMarie at danceaffiliates.org
Thu Nov 3 15:41:23 EDT 2016

The legendary Martha Graham Dance Company makes a rare Philadelphia appearance  tonight  through November 6 with three Graham's classics including Appalachian Spring.

One of America's most celebrated and visionary dance troupes, the Martha Graham Dance Company (MGDC), returns to Philadelphia after a decade on the NextMove Dance Series, November 3-6 in six performances at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street.  Named by Time Magazine as the "Dancer of the Century," founder/choreographer Martha Graham has left a deep and lasting impact on American art and culture through her repertoire of 181 works. The program includes Graham's masterworks Appalachian Spring (1944), Errand into the Maze (1947), Dark Meadow Suite (2016) featuring highlights from Graham's Dark Meadow (1946) and a re-imaging of Graham's poignant solo Lamentation (1930) in Lamentation Variations (2007) by contemporary choreographers - Bulareyaung Pagarlava, Richard Move and Larry Keigwin.

Performances take place Thursday, November 3 at 7:30pm; Friday, November 4 at 8:00pm; Saturday, November 5 at 2:00pm and 8:00 pm; and Sunday, November 6 at 2:30pm and 7:30pm. Tickets cost $20-$60 and can be purchased in person at the Prince Theater box office, by phone 215-422-4580 or online http://princetheater.org/next-move.

$10 Student Rush Tickets are available day of the show, one hour prior to curtain at the Box Office or $20 in Advance with valid ID and based on availability.

Additional activities include pre-performance introductory remarks by artistic director Janet Eilber and two post-performance chats following the Friday 8pm performance and Saturday 2pm performance.

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