Edge Theatre presents Nijinsky's Last Dance, winner of the Helen Hayes Award as Best New Play. The worlds greatest dancer creates modern ballet, takes Paris by storm, achieves international fame, goes mad at 30, but lives another 30 years. |
Starring Darnea Steven Olson, portraying nine characters: Vaslav Nijinsky at various ages, the impresario Sergei Diaghilev, the sculptor Auguste Rodin, a Russian ballet instructor, Nijinsky's sister Bronia, his wife Romola, the ballerina Tamara Karsavina, a Parisian cocotte, and a Gypsy child. Directed by Edge Artistic Director Jim Tommaney.
"Holds such sway and power over the audience that you feel you are basking in the heart and soul of Nijinsky. In less than 90 minutes, you not only forget yourself, you leave yourself." (Washington Times)
"Run, walk, dance, strut -- however you do it, get to see Nijinsky's Last Dance." (Washingtonian Magazine)
Performances are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 8 pm, with additional performances on Sundays at 3 pm, September 6 through September 20 at Midtown Art Center, 3414 LaBranch, corner of Holman.
Free parking and complimentary beverages. Wheelchair accessible. Performance runs 90 minutes, no intermission. Mature content - PG-13 suggested.
Door is $20, seniors $15, students $10.
|Friday Sep 06, 2013 8:00 PM - Friday Sep 20, 2013 8:00 PM | $20.00
Midtown Arts Center (View)
Houston, TX 77004
|Minimum Age: 13|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|