‘The Old Woman’ exudes spontaneity, exhilaration

Let’s not beat around the bush here — director Robert Wilson’s ”The Old Woman” is absurd — absurdly absurd. Based on the 1939 short story by Russian absurdist Daniil Kharms and adapted for the stage by Darryl Pinckney, “The Old Woman” confounded viewers in comedic and tortuous turns at Zellerbach
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‘Swan Lake’ stuns with engaging aesthetics at Zellerbach

Passion, betrayal, madness and tragedy: This is the recipe for Graeme Murphy’s revamped version of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” which ran at Zellerbach Hall with the help of Cal Performances last week. Despite major departures from the classic ballet, it does not disappoint. Founded in 1962, the Australian Ballet is still
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Alvin Ailey dance show at Zellerbach embodies collaborative movement

A row of feather-skirted women leap across the floor, their precise synchronicity matched only by the movements radiating from flexed muscles and clenched fists, illuminating the stage with their dominating presence. This is one of many iconic, enchanting moments captured in “LIFT” by Aszure Barton, one of the pieces making
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PSA: Trey McIntyre Project comes to Zellerbach

The Boise-based nonprofit arts organization, Trey McIntyre Project, will visit Zellerbach Hall this Friday and Saturday as a part of the dance troupe’s final tour as a full-time dance company. While the company’s mission statement will remain the same, due to founding choreographer Trey McIntyre’s shift in artistic vision, the
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Vienna Philharmonic casts magical spell on Zellerbach Hall

While some will take a moment of silence to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the Vienna Philharmonic refuses to let the centenary pass unheard. With a peace concert scheduled to take place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 28 — precisely 100 years
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