Hailed as one of the most celebrated ensembles in jazz, Vijay Iyer and colleagues Marcus Gilmore (drums) and Stephan Crump (bass) create a powerful, cutting-edge new music that is firmly grounded in groove and pulse, but also rhythmically intricate and highly interactive.
With “quick hands, a voice like lightning” (Wall Street Journal) Afro-Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez leads a quartet of Rhumba virtuosi from Cuba, Venezuela and Peru in a performance of genrebusting musical innovations that remain distinctly soulful and deeply centered.
Complex, sexy, and irreverently imaginative, Tangram redraws the boundaries of dance, new circus, and physical theatre. Created and performed by ballerina Cristiana Casadio and circus artist Stefan Sing, this compelling production from Berlin encapsulates the human struggle.
From Blind Summit Theatre in Great Britain comes Moses, a cantankerous puppet who lives on a table and is having an existential crisis. “One of the more astonishing 70 minutes of theater, puppetry, whimsy, mischief, eye-hand-brain coordination and total brilliance to be exported from London in recent years.” – Chicago
For the kid in everyone comes a one-of-a-kind mash-up of radio drama and graphic storytelling.Three actors give voice to dozens of characters, one Foley artist creates hundreds of sound effects, and a keyboardist provides the music as 1,250 blow-your-mind comic-book images tell the story.