The summer performance season is already kicking into high gear with works that take a look back, a pop musical’s long-awaited Broadway opening, an intriguing collision of big-name collaborators, and more.
A bevy of intriguing premieres, international companies debuting or returning stateside, Broadway-bound musicals that turn what’s expected on the Great White Way on its head—the 2022–23 performance season promises to be full of surprises.
Selene Haro has the kind of star power that can carry a show. It’s not so much that she commands the stage, but that she warmly invites the audience to experience the performance through her. In off-Broadway’s Beyond Babel, for instance, Haro’s petite frame hit each beat with exactness, cutting jaggedly through space with Keone […]
The editors of Dance Magazine are, admittedly a bunch of big dance geeks. Here are a few of the things we spent this month obsessing over: Center Stage is back on Netflix! media.giphy.com “I’m not ashamed to admit that I had a slumber party last weekend with a close dancer friend specifically to do a […]
The ’20s might just be beginning, but the dance world hasn’t lost any momentum. Here are five performances for a roaring start to the decade. The Air We Breathe Mariana Valencia in her Yugoslavia Ian Douglas, Courtesy Blake Zidell & Associates NEW YORK CITY In her new evening-length, Mariana Valencia pays homage to the Mexican […]
Just a few weeks ago, we were musing about which major pop stars might get a jukebox musical. As our team batted ideas back and forth, I hastily shared this thought over email: Will there someday be a (gasp) Britney Spears musical? A Britney show seemed so inevitable that we didn’t even mention it in […]
Grab a friend and get ready to spend some time together—with your smartphones. Why? The latest dance video from husband-and-wife choreographic duo Keone and Mari Madrid requires two devices to view. For the last several years, their heartfelt and nuanced hip-hop videos have racked up millions of views on YouTube. And since Dance Magazine profiled […]