Friday, May 12 at 8pm
Saturday, May 13 at 8pm
Sunday, May 14 at 3pm
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Elegant, electrifying and marvelously athletic, this always dazzling company returns with programs that include some of its newest works as well as classics like Revelations, Alvin Ailey’s undisputed masterpiece.
Now more than ever, we need the power of dance to bring us all together, connected by our common humanity. Engage your emotions as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns with premieres that touch on timely topics and beloved works such as Revelations, which fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul.
Jazz Vibes. Cool moves. Friday, May 12
Billy Wilson’s The Winter in Lisbon
A sizzling, sensuous ballet celebrating four decades of Dizzy Gillespie’s brilliant music and the centennial of his birth.
NJ Premiere! Hope Boykin’s r-Evolution, Dream
Inspired by the sermons and speeches of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this ensemble work melds creative storytelling, new music and recorded narration by Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton)
NJ Premiere! Robert Battle’s Ella
In celebration of the centennial of legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald, this icon’s virtuosic scatting is matched with lightning-fast, articulated movement in an irresistible tour-de-force.
Alvin Ailey's Revelations
Ailey' s signature masterpiece pays homage to and reflects African-American cultural heritage – “sometimes sorrowful, sometimes jubilant, but always hopeful.”
An Evening of Dynamic Rhythm. Saturday, May 13
Hosted by Savion Glover
Rennie Harris’ Exodus
Exploration of the idea of “exodus” – from one’s ignorance and conformity – as a necessary step toward enlightenment.
Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain Pas de Deux
Praised for its sublime simplicity and intricate partnering, this sensual duet “… strikes an emotional chord … the heart of the work lingers long after the curtain has descended.” (Dance Magazine)
NJ Premiere! Kyle Abraham’s Untitled America
Exploration of the lasting impact of incarceration on individuals and families across generations, presented with avant-garde aesthetic and powerhouse athleticism.
Alvin Ailey’s Revelations
To Mom, with Love. Sunday, May 14
The Winter in Lisbon
Alvin Ailey's Revelations
*Please note: Mother's Day Brunch is not included in the ticket price for Sunday, May 14. Call (973) 642-1226 for details and reservations.
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