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Review: Come Fly Away

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 27, 2012 8:59 AM |
Singing to recorded music signals that you can't afford live musicians. What Twyla Tharp has done in Come Fly Away, putting a big band onstage to accompany recorded vocals by Frank Sinatra, signals that she couldn't afford not to have live musicians. Not if she wanted a commercial product that could justify hefty ticket prices, anyway. But it's a superfluous ... [Read]

TwylaTharp: AllAmerican pays homage to the high priestess of contemporary dance by showcasing works from two decades of Tharp's prodigious career, including "Nine Sinatra Songs" and "Surfer at the River Styx." A Washington Ballet premiere. Opens Wednesday, Feb. 22, and runs through Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. Also Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26, at ... [Read]