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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Saturday, June 15, 2019 8:00 PM

Location: David H. Koch Theater


Lazarus (World Premiere)

Hip-hop pioneer Rennie Harris’ two-act work inspired by the life and legacy of Alvin Ailey has been praised by the Financial Times as “Stunning. Audaciously bold. A powerful take on African-American history.”


Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul. More than just a popular dance work, it has become a cultural treasure, beloved by generations of fans.

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