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Fall 2013 Season


TranSOUL

Alliance for New Music- Theatre original productions

TranSoul  

at Atlas Theatre Thursday, Sept 19

Alliance for New Music-Theatre presentsTranSoul in its series of new works under the umbrella of Radical Transformations to bring a variety of music-theatre styles across disciplines and cultures to the Washington area. Composer Michael Bowie leads his fearless music ensemble Siné Qua Non, collaborating with the Alliance for New Music-Theatre, in a multi-media dance-theatre journey where the worlds of jazz, classical, and world music meet. Joining SQN in collaboration is the eclectic and wonderfully synthetic choreographer-dancer Shawn Short and dancers from the Dissonance Dance Theatre. Together they form new bonds and languages beyond the edges of predictable styles to take you on a multicultural odyssey into the very soul of music.

OR

The Václav Havel Project

at Atlas Theatre

Tuesday, Sept 24 with opening night reception

Alliance for New Music-Theatre produces a double bill of Václav Havel‘s Antiwords (based on Audience) and Unveiling, in two radically new stagings of these works, bringing out both the laughter and the terror of Havel’s original voice. The performances are part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival 2013 – Václav Havel, celebrating the life and legacy of the former president, playwright, and human rights advocate. Alliance is proud to be invited as a presenter in this festival.

The performances are directed by Miřenka Čechová, artistic member of the Alliance for New Music-Theatre, who wowed D.C. audiences last year with her solo work, S/He is Nancy Joe, winning recognition as “Best of Dance 2012” in the Washington Post. She will co-direct and perform in Antiwords, and direct Unveiling.


You can choose either TranSoul or The Václav Havel Project for the Fall package. Alternately you can choose both for an additional $20.


Torchsong Trilogy

at Studio Theatre, 1501 14th Street, NW

Sunday, October 6 matinee at 2 pm or Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 pm

This is a new theatre for the Alliance Live & About. Written by Harvey Fierstein, Torch Song Trilogy was his big breakout New York musical and directed by Shakespeare Theatre’s own Artistic Director, Michael Kahn. This work illuminates a defiant romantic’s quest for intimacy, honesty, and respect in a resistant world.


Crossing

at Signature Theatre, Shirlington, VA

Sunday, Nov 17 matinee or Wednesday, Nov 20

An original musical premiere directed by Tony Award winning Eric Schaeffer, Crossing explores the interwoven stories of eight people from different decades of the past century. Their stories are brought to musical life with music ranging from gospel to pop to rock that unites musical eras through the souls who lived them.


Maurice Hines is Tappin’ thru Life

at Arena Stage

Wednesday, Dec 11 at 7:30 or Saturday, Dec 14 matinee at 2pm (No Sunday matinee available)

Broadway legend Maurice Hines teams up again with the unforgettable (and local) Manzari Brothers to tap us through his incredible 40 years in show business. With song and dance, Hines pays tribute to his brother, Gregory, and the singers who have inspired him, from Frank Sinatra to Lena Horne.


Pricing for all four events is:

$175 for Matinee performances $160 for Evening performances

For choosing both of the Alliance productions TranSoul and The Václav Havel Project there is an extra $20

To make your payments please contact susan@newmusictheatre.org

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