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"The Old Woman" with Baryshnikov and Dafoe


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#1 California

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 07:12 AM

An interview with Baryshnikov and Dafoe about "The Old Woman" was just posted:



They will be performing this at BAM June 22-29, 2014. Tickets go on sale January 13.

http://www.bam.org/t...4/the-old-woman

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 12:15 PM

Oh thank you -- I'm a Dafoe fan!



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Posted 23 June 2014 - 04:51 PM

Tom Phillips reviews the production for danceviewtimes.

 

The BAM crowd mostly came to see Baryshnikov, and they were not disappointed. He was a delight to behold, whether dying slow-motion, shuffling sideways moving from just the ankles down, or up on his tiptoes in a flamenco dance using the old woman's dentures as a castanet. But many who may have come to see a play walked out early, after an hour of sight-gags and out-of-context nonsense convinced them that this wasn't going to add up to much.....

 

 

Has anyone else seen it?



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Posted 23 June 2014 - 07:48 PM

Alas, not me -- I'm depending on the reviews and comments from friends...




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