Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Alvin Ailey Dance: "Movement that’ll move you” (New York magazine)

WHEN: Fri, May 11 @ 8PM; Sat, May 12 @ 8PM; Sun, May 13 @ 3PM
Prudential Hall, NJPAC, One Center St., Newark
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Celebrate Mother's Day Weekend with America's premier modern dance company! Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to NJPAC for its 20th glorious season with new works and audience favorites.

On Friday, the company presents Ailey Jazz featuring works set to the music of Ellington, Simone and Coltrane in an evening hosted by Savion Glover. Saturday focuses on Musical Inspirations, featuring two premieres set to popular song and modern music. On Sunday we celebrate all of our mothers with a timeless presentation of Alvin Ailey's Cry and dances by esteemed female choreographers.
All programs at NJPAC will include the full-length Revelations, Ailey’s signature masterpiece that pays tribute to African-American cultural heritage, set to spirituals and blues. “Revelations is one of the great works of the human spirit," says The New York Times.

Single-performance tickets are available online at njpac.org, 1-888-GO-NJPAC (466-5722) or the NJPAC Box Office, One Center St., Newark. There is a per-ticket handling charge for tickets purchased online and by phone. Artists, dates, times, venues, programs and prices are subject to change. All sales are final.

Box Office hours are here.

For groups of 9 or more, find Group Sales here or call (973) 297-5804, Monday-Friday from 9am to 5pm

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