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In the Upper Room

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

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In the Upper Room

Choreography by Twyla Tharp
Staged by Shelley Washington
with Nancy Raffa
Music by Philip Glass
Original Costume Design by Norma Kamali
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

Running Time: 39 minutes

A ballet in nine parts, In the Upper Room is one of ABT’s most impressive performances. Tharp’s choreography calls for both raw power and extreme grace. Bold kinetic movements blend with Philip Glass’s propelling score, creating a transcendent experience for both audience and dancers.