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Theatre, Ballet, and an American Icon

October 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

David H. Koch Theater
New York, New York

Theatre, Ballet, and an American Icon

A bold and colorful program with works by Lang and Lovette nodding to the vibrancy of New York City, while Tudor’s masterwork brings drama.

La Follia Variations

Choreography by Lauren Lovette
Music by Francesco Geminiani
Costumes by Victor Glemaud
Lighting by Brad Fields

A virtuosic piece for eight dancers, La Follia Variations brims with poetry, wit, nuance, and power, with a message of community and shared joy through the wild abandon of dance.

Pillar of Fire

Choreography by Antony Tudor
Music by Arnold Schoenberg (Verklärte Nacht)
Scenery and Costumes by Robert Perdziola
Lighting by Duane Schuler

During a time of strict social norms, three sisters navigate the balance between desire and expectations, discovering that love triumphs over judgement.


Choreography by Jessica Lang
Songs sung by Tony Bennett
Costumes by Wes Gordon
Scenery by Derek McLane incorporating artwork by Tony Bennett
Lighting by Nicole Pearce

ZigZag celebrates the legendary career of Tony Bennett, using both his songs and his visual artwork to highlight in the authentic humanity of his vocal performances.

ZigZag is co-commissioned by Abu Dhabi Festival.