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  1. The actress playing Juno is quite special. It's worth looking at her work in the film "Hard Candy." I like that Juno feels it could be a great play with it's few characters and great dialog.
  2. Dirac, I didn't go into the theater thinking I would like it half as much as the critics were reporting-as I'm quite fussy about voices, and am used to Michael Cervaris,etc. doing it such justice. My friend joining me hated it saying it lost the play's humor and she didn't like the singing. I too love Sondheim but wasn't comparing the actor's voices to the stage voices. I let the experience take me-and it did indeed. Seeing Depp sing a duet with Alan Rickman (certainly not a good singer) delighted me. Helena B.C's intense beautiful face, Sacha Cohen thrilled me in that bizarre part, the little boy's heart coming through as he sang, the sets and costumes, the backround music and how it moves the story. I was moved by the music. I felt what Depp did with his vocals worked well. His natural voice along with his amazing acting blends easily into one fine package. As a musician I am always happy to see another musical movie-this one especially.
  3. Yes, I thought it was a beautiful, unusual tribute to love, stories of unusual love and heart. It was always a surprise to see who might show up next. I strongly recommend it!
  4. Nope-Martine is in the long black next to a very interesting gold corsette number.
  5. I wasn't quite sure how I'd feel about the Gates-now having seen it.......I still don't know
  6. I couldn't wait to see it but boy,what a let down. I only saw a glimps of dancers dancing,then there was Neve Campbell dancing to My Funny Valentine (always loved that til this movie) looking as though the dance was specially made for a non dancer. There were interesting people with interesting situations barely mentioned,such a the fellow who needed a place to sleep, the Diva, the stage mother, but we were teased and nothing was ever developed-so who cared! I laughed during the ballets. The music chosen was ugly. I thought I would jump out of my skin,then it suddenly ended! My daughter and her friends liked it a bit more.
  7. Does anyone know of any other bookes in the works,say another book by suzanne Farrell?
  8. BW, It was just great,and I didn't expect live music.It it were up to me there'd always be live music.
  9. Dale, Yes Apollo was danced instead of Chaconne with Peter Boal-an outstanding performance by him. Also Tzigane with natalia Magnicaballi and Momchil Mladenov-a delight although I keep Suzanne Farrell in my head dancing it. Variations for Orchestra,and Divertimento No.15 with Cheryl Sladkin,Jennifer Fournier,Shanon Parsley,Runquiao Du.Chan Hon Goh and Bonnie Pickard danced as well. As one who is not a dance critic I can just say it was a beautiful representation of Balanchine danced with great integrity.
  10. I may possibly have some extra tickets for Princeton,NJ on October 5th.
  11. Jack, The Marseilles (great breakfast)is also a close walk to MCB but it's on a nicer block than the Holiday Inn, so you can go into the lobbies of the magnificent Hotel and have a little drink and dinner. That really big hotel with the movie stars hanging out is right next door(name escapes me). :rolleyes: You can also stroll on Lincoln Ave.up a block.Since this is on Collins Av.you can actually get some sleep,where on nearby Ocean Dr. there's constant partying.Holiday Inn is surprisingly nice but is in a more funky area of town.
  12. I would not worry about what the future will bring with Septime.If you look at the facts of his record and what he brings to whatever he does the results are amazing.Yes WBS has produced great dancers but this doesn't mean new ideas have to be a bad thing.And why does he need to decide what kind of Company he has? Why must it fit into a mold?Look at ticket sales and audience response now!Septime is not quite like anyone else so neither are his ideas-it's a good thing!
  13. I was so saddened and surprised to learn of his death.He was very visable in the NJ Arts and involved with kids and dance.I'd like to think of him up in heaven with those other great dancers.
  14. I have to admit I melted when shaking Edward Villella's hand!
  15. I find that different dancers will draw me to watch different things,I'll always check out the feet,etc,then it will depend where I'm drawn!
  16. I do think I felt inspired-as my daughter will soon be dancing with Ms.Farrell,and got to work with E.Villella as well.At our school sometimes Kyra Nichols takes class alongside my daughter,but does not usually teach.I know not everyone has the desire to teach.It's just such a wonderful thing when someone of this caliber has a real need to pass the torch! I have on several occasions gotten up to perform with Bobby McFerrin-what a lesson he has to offer!Another true inspiration in the Arts!
  17. Thank God for giving us great ballerinas and dancers who pass along what they know through teaching young dancers!There are those who never care to teach,then there are those like Suzanne Farrell and Edward Villella to just name two.Amen to them!
  18. I have always had a problem with Philip Morris but I have none with what they've done with Calvin Klein. They are reaching out to a hipper audience and I applaud that.
  19. vrs, Do you ever have the opportunity to answer questions or explain aspects of the class(sort of like a Master class) to the visitors? I'm sure that would depend on who they are.
  20. As of today the new plan has been chosen.There is mention of several cultural buildings below office spaces.I'll be waiting to see what the 9-11 families feel about this choice.
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