major American dance company of international influence, highly acclaimed
for a startling mix of humor and invention.
Made up of four artistic directors and six dancers, the company is
based in Washington Depot, Conn., a small town in the state's rural
northwest. It performs for stage and television audiences around the
Its works are also represented in the repertoires of other major dance
companies including the Joffrey, Feld, Ohio, Hartford and Arizona ballets
in the United States as well as ballets in France and Italy.
Tickets are from $20 to $43. For reservations, stop by the box office
from noon to 6 p.m. today or call Tele-charge at (800) 233-3123. The Alex
is at 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale.
Falcon Theatre offers
world premiere for youth
In its world premiere, "Figaro ... Pigaro! A Barnyard Musical" opens
today for young audiences at The Falcon Theatre in Burbank. It is written
and directed by Falcon Theatre Executive Producer Meryl Friedman.
When a vivacious young pig named Polly discovers opera on the old farm
radio, she embarks on a new career path that she hopes will lead her away
from the pen and into a new life.
Performances are 1 and 3 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10
and can be reserved by calling 955-8101. The play continues through April
1. The Falcon is at 4252 Riverside Drive.
Ascending Artists company
presenting 'Master Harold'
Ascending Artists State Co. is presenting " 'Master Harold ... and the
boys' " in cooperation with Grove Theatre Center at the Burbank Little
Theater through Feb. 17.
The powerful drama by Athol Fugard is set in 1950 South Africa at the
beginning of apartheid rule. It chronicles an autobiographical event in
the playwright's life in which he turns on the black man who helped raise
Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are from $14.50 to $17.50 and can be reserved by calling (323)
655-TKTS. The Little Theater is in Izay Park, 1111 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. The play is suitable for 16 and older.
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