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Thursday, July 14, 2011

‘World Goes ’Round’ with love, laughter by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

WATERTOWN - We know John Kander and Fred Ebb for the musicals “Cabaret’’ and “Chicago,’’ and the song “New York, New York,’’ but they al…

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

A family affair in close quarters by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

Drawing rooms may be out of fashion, but drawing-room comedy seems timeless — at least, when the subject is sex. Alan Ayckbourn’s “The Norman Conquests’’ certai…

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Monday, June 13, 2011

A magical Appalachian story in ‘Mountain Song’ by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

Watching a performer fashion a lifelike flying goose from a piece of paper, some string, and his own arm is a reminder that theater is the art of making something out of nothing. And there&#…

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Saturday, May 21, 2011

Stepping forward and looking back by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

Is it fair to call Trisha Brown the dean of postmodern dance? Back in 1962, when she helped found the Judson Dance Theater, Brown was just one of many avant-garde artists — David Gordo…

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Critic's picks by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY Truly a living legend of modern dance, 80-year-old Paul Taylor is always worth another look. His company spends Memorial Day weekend in Great Barrington with a work…

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Complexions dancers rise to the occasion by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

To look at Complexions Contemporary Ballet, you would think that contemporary ballet must have reaped the whirlwind. Founded in 1994 by former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater members Dwig…

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Monday, May 9, 2011

Albee’s expanded ‘Zoo’ reveals character by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

For nearly 50 years, Edward Albee’s 1958 play “The Zoo Story’’ was the iconic Central Park brief encounter, with Upper West Side rooming-house transient Jerry accosti…

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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Boston competition, international cachet? by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

It’s not just the Bruins and the Celtics who are striving for fame and glory this month. The first Boston International Ballet Competition, which starts Thursday, will see some 90 aspi…

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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Boston Ballet principal's dance card is full by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

“Bella Figura,’’ the contemporary program that Boston Ballet opens on Thursday at the Boston Opera House, comprises three pieces: Jirí Kylián’s “Bella…

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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Cirque Éloize performers are off the wall by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

To the screeching of car horns and police sirens, a pair of rival gangs collide in an urban jungle of tenements, back alleys, and construction sites. Two hours later, after a dizzying displa…

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Sly approach helps Dorfman’s troupe assure that no one leaves in a funk by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

“Prophets of Funk — Dance to the Music,’’ which the New York–based David Dorfman Dance brought to the Institute of Contemporary Art last night under the auspice…

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Aiming to make connections by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

The New York Yankees aren’t the only out-of-towners invading Boston this weekend. The Boston-based nonprofit TransCultural Exchange is hosting its third biennial Conference on Internat…

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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Rare synergy a sea change for Boston by Jeffrey Gantz, Globe Correspondent

“We met in ballet class. At the barre.’’ Mikko Nissinen is remembering how, back in the early 1970s, in Helsinki, he and Jorma Elo first met. He was 11; Elo was 12.

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