American Repertory Theater announces Arrabal playing May 12 – June 18, 2017

American Repertory Theater announces Arrabal playing May 12 – June 18, 2017



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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, is pleased to present Arrabal.

Performances begin on Friday, May 12 and run through Sunday, June 18 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. Tickets from $25 are now on sale by phone at 617.547.8300, in person at the Loeb Drama Center Ticket Services (64 Brattle Street), or online at americanrepertorytheater.org.

A new tango-infused dance theater piece, Arrabal follows one woman’s quest to understand the violence that took her father and disrupted a nation. Told through dance and the propulsive music of the band Bajofondo, the show features an ensemble and band direct from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Directed and co-choreographed by Tony Award nominee Sergio Trujillo (choreography, Invisible Thread, Memphis, Jersey Boys, On Your Feet!, Next To Normal) with music by Academy Award winner Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel, The Motorcycle Diaries), choreography by Julio Zurita and book by Tony Award nominee John Weidman (Contact, Assassins) Arrabal invites audiences into the underground world of Buenos Aires’ tango clubs for a dance between the present and the past.

The performance features dancers Flor Beltramo, Soledad Buss, Valeria Celurso, Nicolás Cobos, Juan Cupini, Teresa Garcia, Paola Jean Jean, José Lugones, Maríanella Massarotti, Analia Morales, Leonard Pankow, Cesar Peral, Gabriel Ponce, John Hernan Raigoza, Carlos Rivarola, Mario Rizzo, Micaela Spina, and Marcela Vespasiano. Musicians include Patricio Bonfiglio, Luciano Coniglio, Julio Dominguez, Alejandro Kauderer, and Pablo Martin. Scenic design by Riccardo Hernandez, costume design by Clint Ramos, lighting design by Vincent Colbert, sound design by Peter McBoyle, projection design by Peter Nigrini, mixing by Rodrigo Merolla and produced by Truworthy Productions.

ABOUT THE A.R.T.:

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is a leading force in the American theater, producing groundbreaking work in Cambridge and beyond. Under the leadership of the Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, the A.R.T. seeks to expand the boundaries of theater by programming events that immerse audiences in transformative theatrical experiences.

For further information visit americanrepertorytheater.org/Arrabal.

@americanrep | #ArrabalART

Contact: Nicole Banks 617.496.2000 x8863
nicole_banks@harvard.edu

Video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwaAmhoxraA

 

American Repertory Theater announces Arrabal playing May 12 – June 18, 2017