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Alexander Kasser Theater

1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States
(973) 655-5112

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September 2018
14
September
$30

Frank London | Elise Thoron | Music-Theatre Group

Hatuey: Memory of Fire

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on September 20, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 21, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

HATUEY: Memory of Fire is a soaring Cuban-Yiddish opera, a love story set in a Havana nightclub in 1931. Oscar, a young Jewish writer who escaped the pogroms in the Ukraine to make a new home in Cuba, falls in love with Tinima, a beautiful singer and passionate revolutionary of Taino descent. As Oscar pens an epic poem about Cuba’s legendary 16th century freedom fighter, Hatuey, Tinima draws him into her fight against the corrupt Machado regime. This vibrant fusion…

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15
September
$30

Frank London | Elise Thoron | Music-Theatre Group

Hatuey: Memory of Fire

September 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 20, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 21, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

HATUEY: Memory of Fire is a soaring Cuban-Yiddish opera, a love story set in a Havana nightclub in 1931. Oscar, a young Jewish writer who escaped the pogroms in the Ukraine to make a new home in Cuba, falls in love with Tinima, a beautiful singer and passionate revolutionary of Taino descent. As Oscar pens an epic poem about Cuba’s legendary 16th century freedom fighter, Hatuey, Tinima draws him into her fight against the corrupt Machado regime. This vibrant fusion…

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16
September
$30

Frank London | Elise Thoron | Music-Theatre Group

Hatuey: Memory of Fire

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

HATUEY: Memory of Fire is a soaring Cuban-Yiddish opera, a love story set in a Havana nightclub in 1931. Oscar, a young Jewish writer who escaped the pogroms in the Ukraine to make a new home in Cuba, falls in love with Tinima, a beautiful singer and passionate revolutionary of Taino descent. As Oscar pens an epic poem about Cuba’s legendary 16th century freedom fighter, Hatuey, Tinima draws him into her fight against the corrupt Machado regime. This vibrant fusion…

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20
September
$30

Frank London | Elise Thoron | Music-Theatre Group

Hatuey: Memory of Fire

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on September 20, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 21, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

HATUEY: Memory of Fire is a soaring Cuban-Yiddish opera, a love story set in a Havana nightclub in 1931. Oscar, a young Jewish writer who escaped the pogroms in the Ukraine to make a new home in Cuba, falls in love with Tinima, a beautiful singer and passionate revolutionary of Taino descent. As Oscar pens an epic poem about Cuba’s legendary 16th century freedom fighter, Hatuey, Tinima draws him into her fight against the corrupt Machado regime. This vibrant fusion…

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21
September
$30

Frank London | Elise Thoron | Music-Theatre Group

Hatuey: Memory of Fire

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on September 20, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 21, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

HATUEY: Memory of Fire is a soaring Cuban-Yiddish opera, a love story set in a Havana nightclub in 1931. Oscar, a young Jewish writer who escaped the pogroms in the Ukraine to make a new home in Cuba, falls in love with Tinima, a beautiful singer and passionate revolutionary of Taino descent. As Oscar pens an epic poem about Cuba’s legendary 16th century freedom fighter, Hatuey, Tinima draws him into her fight against the corrupt Machado regime. This vibrant fusion…

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22
September
$30

Frank London | Elise Thoron | Music-Theatre Group

Hatuey: Memory of Fire

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 20, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 21, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

HATUEY: Memory of Fire is a soaring Cuban-Yiddish opera, a love story set in a Havana nightclub in 1931. Oscar, a young Jewish writer who escaped the pogroms in the Ukraine to make a new home in Cuba, falls in love with Tinima, a beautiful singer and passionate revolutionary of Taino descent. As Oscar pens an epic poem about Cuba’s legendary 16th century freedom fighter, Hatuey, Tinima draws him into her fight against the corrupt Machado regime. This vibrant fusion…

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23
September
$30

Frank London | Elise Thoron | Music-Theatre Group

Hatuey: Memory of Fire

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 20, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on September 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on September 23, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

HATUEY: Memory of Fire is a soaring Cuban-Yiddish opera, a love story set in a Havana nightclub in 1931. Oscar, a young Jewish writer who escaped the pogroms in the Ukraine to make a new home in Cuba, falls in love with Tinima, a beautiful singer and passionate revolutionary of Taino descent. As Oscar pens an epic poem about Cuba’s legendary 16th century freedom fighter, Hatuey, Tinima draws him into her fight against the corrupt Machado regime. This vibrant fusion…

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29
September
$30

The Crossing (Donald Nally, Conductor)

The National Anthems: Music of David Lang, Caroline Shaw, and Ted Hearne

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Where does patriotism end and nationalism begin? Are there universal values that transcend national borders? The Crossing, hailed as an “ardently angelic” chamber choir by The Los Angeles Times, considers these difficult questions with works by three powerhouse composers: Pulitzer Prize winners David Lang and Caroline Shaw and Pulitzer Prize finalist Ted Hearne. The strings players of ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) magnify the impact of this stirring and timely concert. From Peak Performances' executive director, Jedediah Wheeler: "Donald Nally has…

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30
September
$30

All Beethoven Program

Shanghai Quartet

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

“Wonderfully ferocious and illuminating.” — The Washington Post “They are not for you, but for a later age!” Beethoven’s string quartets were ahead of their time. One violinist even said they were “unreasonably difficult to play,” prompting Beethoven’s famous response. The mighty and beloved musicians of the Shanghai Quartet are more than up to the challenge. This exhilarating program features Beethoven’s “Rasumovsky” Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 8; his String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4;…

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October 2018
4
October
$30 - $45

Faye Driscoll

Thank You for Coming: Attendance and Play

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on October 6, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

“Thank You for Coming, ambitious new series of works, is no less than a new vision of society.” — The New Yorker Faye Driscoll is an award-winning choreographer and director whose work has been described as “creative, awkward, hilarious, goofy, surprising, rowdy, randy, chaotic, and sweet.” (Berkshire Eagle) Thank You for Coming is her playful, moving, mind-boggling trilogy about “how we are all wrapped up in each other, whether we like it or not.” In October, see the first two…

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5
October
$30 - $45

Faye Driscoll

Thank You for Coming: Attendance and Play

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on October 6, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

“Thank You for Coming, ambitious new series of works, is no less than a new vision of society.” — The New Yorker Faye Driscoll is an award-winning choreographer and director whose work has been described as “creative, awkward, hilarious, goofy, surprising, rowdy, randy, chaotic, and sweet.” (Berkshire Eagle) Thank You for Coming is her playful, moving, mind-boggling trilogy about “how we are all wrapped up in each other, whether we like it or not.” In October, see the first two…

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6
October
$30 - $45

Faye Driscoll

Thank You for Coming: Attendance and Play

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 6, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

“Thank You for Coming, ambitious new series of works, is no less than a new vision of society.” — The New Yorker Faye Driscoll is an award-winning choreographer and director whose work has been described as “creative, awkward, hilarious, goofy, surprising, rowdy, randy, chaotic, and sweet.” (Berkshire Eagle) Thank You for Coming is her playful, moving, mind-boggling trilogy about “how we are all wrapped up in each other, whether we like it or not.” In October, see the first two…

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7
October
$30 - $45

Faye Driscoll

Thank You for Coming: Attendance and Play

October 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 6, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

“Thank You for Coming, ambitious new series of works, is no less than a new vision of society.” — The New Yorker Faye Driscoll is an award-winning choreographer and director whose work has been described as “creative, awkward, hilarious, goofy, surprising, rowdy, randy, chaotic, and sweet.” (Berkshire Eagle) Thank You for Coming is her playful, moving, mind-boggling trilogy about “how we are all wrapped up in each other, whether we like it or not.” In October, see the first two…

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18
October
$30

Liz Gerring

Field

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 19, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Alastair Macaulay of The New York Times calls choreographer Liz Gerring’s mind, “warmly modernist: scientific but also passionately and infectiously in love with movement.” Gerring returns to the Kasser with “field,” the third in a trilogy of works created in collaboration with composer Michael J. Schumacher and designer Robert Wierzel, all commissioned and produced by Peak Performances. In Field, Gerring and her team conceive a place in which the elements — movement, sound, and light — combine to envelope and…

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19
October
$30

Liz Gerring

Field

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 19, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Alastair Macaulay of The New York Times calls choreographer Liz Gerring’s mind, “warmly modernist: scientific but also passionately and infectiously in love with movement.” Gerring returns to the Kasser with “field,” the third in a trilogy of works created in collaboration with composer Michael J. Schumacher and designer Robert Wierzel, all commissioned and produced by Peak Performances. In Field, Gerring and her team conceive a place in which the elements — movement, sound, and light — combine to envelope and…

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20
October
$30

Liz Gerring

Field

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Alastair Macaulay of The New York Times calls choreographer Liz Gerring’s mind, “warmly modernist: scientific but also passionately and infectiously in love with movement.” Gerring returns to the Kasser with “field,” the third in a trilogy of works created in collaboration with composer Michael J. Schumacher and designer Robert Wierzel, all commissioned and produced by Peak Performances. In Field, Gerring and her team conceive a place in which the elements — movement, sound, and light — combine to envelope and…

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21
October
$30

Liz Gerring

Field

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 19, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on October 20, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Alastair Macaulay of The New York Times calls choreographer Liz Gerring’s mind, “warmly modernist: scientific but also passionately and infectiously in love with movement.” Gerring returns to the Kasser with “field,” the third in a trilogy of works created in collaboration with composer Michael J. Schumacher and designer Robert Wierzel, all commissioned and produced by Peak Performances. In Field, Gerring and her team conceive a place in which the elements — movement, sound, and light — combine to envelope and…

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November 2018
15
November
$30

Marrugeku

Cut the Sky

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Is it a pop concert? Is it modern dance? Is it a political statement? “Cut the Sky” by Marrugeku, Australia’s preeminent dance theater ensemble of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, is all three. As soul singer Ngaire belts out tunes from Buffalo Springfield and Nick Cave to her own soul and pop songs to Indigenous music, Marrugeku’s “incredibly expressive and visceral” dancers (The Guardian) form a band of climate change refugees facing another extreme weather event. This is “Cut the Sky,”…

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16
November
$30

Marrugeku

Cut the Sky

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Is it a pop concert? Is it modern dance? Is it a political statement? “Cut the Sky” by Marrugeku, Australia’s preeminent dance theater ensemble of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, is all three. As soul singer Ngaire belts out tunes from Buffalo Springfield and Nick Cave to her own soul and pop songs to Indigenous music, Marrugeku’s “incredibly expressive and visceral” dancers (The Guardian) form a band of climate change refugees facing another extreme weather event. This is “Cut the Sky,”…

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17
November
$30

Marrugeku

Cut the Sky

November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Is it a pop concert? Is it modern dance? Is it a political statement? “Cut the Sky” by Marrugeku, Australia’s preeminent dance theater ensemble of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, is all three. As soul singer Ngaire belts out tunes from Buffalo Springfield and Nick Cave to her own soul and pop songs to Indigenous music, Marrugeku’s “incredibly expressive and visceral” dancers (The Guardian) form a band of climate change refugees facing another extreme weather event. This is “Cut the Sky,”…

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18
November
$30

Marrugeku

Cut the Sky

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Is it a pop concert? Is it modern dance? Is it a political statement? “Cut the Sky” by Marrugeku, Australia’s preeminent dance theater ensemble of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, is all three. As soul singer Ngaire belts out tunes from Buffalo Springfield and Nick Cave to her own soul and pop songs to Indigenous music, Marrugeku’s “incredibly expressive and visceral” dancers (The Guardian) form a band of climate change refugees facing another extreme weather event. This is “Cut the Sky,”…

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December 2018
13
December
$30

Gandini Juggling

Smashed

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 14, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

What do you get when you toss together nine jugglers, 80 apples, and four crockery sets? “Smashed,” a tea party you’ll never forget, created by Gandini Juggling, the thinking person’s jugglers. Nine well-dressed, perfectly respectable young people take the stage and, under the guise of a quaint afternoon tea, engage in the dark art of juggling. Inspired by the work of Pina Bausch, the Gandinis display a virtuosic blend of skills, precision, and theatricality that leaves the audience breathless, while…

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14
December
$30

Gandini Juggling

Smashed

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 14, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

What do you get when you toss together nine jugglers, 80 apples, and four crockery sets? “Smashed,” a tea party you’ll never forget, created by Gandini Juggling, the thinking person’s jugglers. Nine well-dressed, perfectly respectable young people take the stage and, under the guise of a quaint afternoon tea, engage in the dark art of juggling. Inspired by the work of Pina Bausch, the Gandinis display a virtuosic blend of skills, precision, and theatricality that leaves the audience breathless, while…

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15
December
$30

Gandini Juggling

Smashed

December 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

What do you get when you toss together nine jugglers, 80 apples, and four crockery sets? “Smashed,” a tea party you’ll never forget, created by Gandini Juggling, the thinking person’s jugglers. Nine well-dressed, perfectly respectable young people take the stage and, under the guise of a quaint afternoon tea, engage in the dark art of juggling. Inspired by the work of Pina Bausch, the Gandinis display a virtuosic blend of skills, precision, and theatricality that leaves the audience breathless, while…

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16
December
$30

Gandini Juggling

Smashed

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 8:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

What do you get when you toss together nine jugglers, 80 apples, and four crockery sets? “Smashed,” a tea party you’ll never forget, created by Gandini Juggling, the thinking person’s jugglers. Nine well-dressed, perfectly respectable young people take the stage and, under the guise of a quaint afternoon tea, engage in the dark art of juggling. Inspired by the work of Pina Bausch, the Gandinis display a virtuosic blend of skills, precision, and theatricality that leaves the audience breathless, while…

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February 2019
9
February
$30

Raphaëlle Boitel

When Angels Fall

February 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on February 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 15, 2019 at 7:30pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Raphaëlle Boitel began her career as a young girl when she and her family ran away to join the circus. A mesmerizing contortionist and aerialist, Ben Brantley of The New York Times called her “truly ravishing.” Peak Performances introduced American audiences to Boitel’s boundless talents in 2016 with her luminous directorial debut “The Forgotten.” In her new work, “When Angels Fall,” her agile, athletic performers create a rugged, ethereal dreamscape at the crossroads of circus, dance, theater, and cinema. Everything…

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10
February
$30

Raphaëlle Boitel

When Angels Fall

February 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 15, 2019 at 7:30pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Raphaëlle Boitel began her career as a young girl when she and her family ran away to join the circus. A mesmerizing contortionist and aerialist, Ben Brantley of The New York Times called her “truly ravishing.” Peak Performances introduced American audiences to Boitel’s boundless talents in 2016 with her luminous directorial debut “The Forgotten.” In her new work, “When Angels Fall,” her agile, athletic performers create a rugged, ethereal dreamscape at the crossroads of circus, dance, theater, and cinema. Everything…

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14
February
$30

Raphaëlle Boitel

When Angels Fall

February 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 15, 2019 at 7:30pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Raphaëlle Boitel began her career as a young girl when she and her family ran away to join the circus. A mesmerizing contortionist and aerialist, Ben Brantley of The New York Times called her “truly ravishing.” Peak Performances introduced American audiences to Boitel’s boundless talents in 2016 with her luminous directorial debut “The Forgotten.” In her new work, “When Angels Fall,” her agile, athletic performers create a rugged, ethereal dreamscape at the crossroads of circus, dance, theater, and cinema. Everything…

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15
February
$30

Raphaëlle Boitel

When Angels Fall

February 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 15, 2019 at 7:30pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Raphaëlle Boitel began her career as a young girl when she and her family ran away to join the circus. A mesmerizing contortionist and aerialist, Ben Brantley of The New York Times called her “truly ravishing.” Peak Performances introduced American audiences to Boitel’s boundless talents in 2016 with her luminous directorial debut “The Forgotten.” In her new work, “When Angels Fall,” her agile, athletic performers create a rugged, ethereal dreamscape at the crossroads of circus, dance, theater, and cinema. Everything…

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16
February
$30

Raphaëlle Boitel

When Angels Fall

February 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on February 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 15, 2019 at 7:30pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Raphaëlle Boitel began her career as a young girl when she and her family ran away to join the circus. A mesmerizing contortionist and aerialist, Ben Brantley of The New York Times called her “truly ravishing.” Peak Performances introduced American audiences to Boitel’s boundless talents in 2016 with her luminous directorial debut “The Forgotten.” In her new work, “When Angels Fall,” her agile, athletic performers create a rugged, ethereal dreamscape at the crossroads of circus, dance, theater, and cinema. Everything…

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17
February
$30

Raphaëlle Boitel

When Angels Fall

February 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on February 15, 2019 at 7:30pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Raphaëlle Boitel began her career as a young girl when she and her family ran away to join the circus. A mesmerizing contortionist and aerialist, Ben Brantley of The New York Times called her “truly ravishing.” Peak Performances introduced American audiences to Boitel’s boundless talents in 2016 with her luminous directorial debut “The Forgotten.” In her new work, “When Angels Fall,” her agile, athletic performers create a rugged, ethereal dreamscape at the crossroads of circus, dance, theater, and cinema. Everything…

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March 2019
28
March
$30

Ann Carlson | Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Elizabeth, the Dance

March 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 29, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 31, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Imagine a world in which classical ballet, modern dance icon Martha Graham, and questions of cultural appropriation collide with clowns, basketball players, and hula dance, and you may begin to grasp the creative force, intelligence, and wit of choreographer Ann Carlson. In “Elizabeth, the Dance,” she pays homage to “the visionaries and teachers” of modern dance history. With movement both formal and physically awkward, deliciously surprising and joyfully restrained, Carlson has created an astonishing tribute to modern dance and to…

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29
March
$30

Ann Carlson | Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Elizabeth, the Dance

March 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 29, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 31, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Imagine a world in which classical ballet, modern dance icon Martha Graham, and questions of cultural appropriation collide with clowns, basketball players, and hula dance, and you may begin to grasp the creative force, intelligence, and wit of choreographer Ann Carlson. In “Elizabeth, the Dance,” she pays homage to “the visionaries and teachers” of modern dance history. With movement both formal and physically awkward, deliciously surprising and joyfully restrained, Carlson has created an astonishing tribute to modern dance and to…

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30
March
$30

Ann Carlson | Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Elizabeth, the Dance

March 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on March 29, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 31, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Imagine a world in which classical ballet, modern dance icon Martha Graham, and questions of cultural appropriation collide with clowns, basketball players, and hula dance, and you may begin to grasp the creative force, intelligence, and wit of choreographer Ann Carlson. In “Elizabeth, the Dance,” she pays homage to “the visionaries and teachers” of modern dance history. With movement both formal and physically awkward, deliciously surprising and joyfully restrained, Carlson has created an astonishing tribute to modern dance and to…

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31
March
$30

Ann Carlson | Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Elizabeth, the Dance

March 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on March 31, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Imagine a world in which classical ballet, modern dance icon Martha Graham, and questions of cultural appropriation collide with clowns, basketball players, and hula dance, and you may begin to grasp the creative force, intelligence, and wit of choreographer Ann Carlson. In “Elizabeth, the Dance,” she pays homage to “the visionaries and teachers” of modern dance history. With movement both formal and physically awkward, deliciously surprising and joyfully restrained, Carlson has created an astonishing tribute to modern dance and to…

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April 2019
6
April
$30

With Haochen Zhang, piano

Shanghai Quartet

April 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Since his gold medal win at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009, 27-year-old Chinese pianist Haochen Zhang has captivated audiences with his deep musical sensitivity, fearless imagination, and spectacular virtuosity. In 2017, he received the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, and in 2018, he made his Carnegie Hall solo recital debut. Zhang joins the Shanghai Quartet for Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Bright Sheng’s Dance Capriccio and the Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, op. 34. Don’t miss this “fiery…

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11
April
$30

Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Space

April 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Choreographer Faye Driscoll returns to Peak Performances to stage the world premiere of the final part of her “Thank You for Coming” trilogy. She conceives “Space” as a joyful requiem for the myth of human progress. Performers reanimate historical and contemporary images, from scratches on a cave wall to snapshots in an Instagram feed, forcing us to consider how we are creating ourselves and our worlds when we make an image. The audience is invited to ponder the possibility that…

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12
April
$30

Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Space

April 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Choreographer Faye Driscoll returns to Peak Performances to stage the world premiere of the final part of her “Thank You for Coming” trilogy. She conceives “Space” as a joyful requiem for the myth of human progress. Performers reanimate historical and contemporary images, from scratches on a cave wall to snapshots in an Instagram feed, forcing us to consider how we are creating ourselves and our worlds when we make an image. The audience is invited to ponder the possibility that…

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20
April
$30

Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Space

April 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Choreographer Faye Driscoll returns to Peak Performances to stage the world premiere of the final part of her “Thank You for Coming” trilogy. She conceives “Space” as a joyful requiem for the myth of human progress. Performers reanimate historical and contemporary images, from scratches on a cave wall to snapshots in an Instagram feed, forcing us to consider how we are creating ourselves and our worlds when we make an image. The audience is invited to ponder the possibility that…

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21
April
$30

Faye Driscoll

Thank You For Coming: Space

April 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on April 20, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Choreographer Faye Driscoll returns to Peak Performances to stage the world premiere of the final part of her “Thank You for Coming” trilogy. She conceives “Space” as a joyful requiem for the myth of human progress. Performers reanimate historical and contemporary images, from scratches on a cave wall to snapshots in an Instagram feed, forcing us to consider how we are creating ourselves and our worlds when we make an image. The audience is invited to ponder the possibility that…

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May 2019
9
May
$30

Romeo Castellucci

Democracy in America

May 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 10, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Romeo Castellucci is one of Europe’s best-known directors, a firebrand known for productions that are as thought-provoking as they are visually stunning. He returns to Peak Performances with the American premiere of “Democracy in America,” freely inspired by the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Castellucci conjures majorettes who stir the crowd’s enthusiasm for democracy in America, colonial settlers who confound the native Americans, and a puritan couple who struggle to farm a barren land. He asks us to consider the…

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10
May
$30

Romeo Castellucci

Democracy in America

May 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 10, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Romeo Castellucci is one of Europe’s best-known directors, a firebrand known for productions that are as thought-provoking as they are visually stunning. He returns to Peak Performances with the American premiere of “Democracy in America,” freely inspired by the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Castellucci conjures majorettes who stir the crowd’s enthusiasm for democracy in America, colonial settlers who confound the native Americans, and a puritan couple who struggle to farm a barren land. He asks us to consider the…

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11
May
$30

Romeo Castellucci

Democracy in America

May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Romeo Castellucci is one of Europe’s best-known directors, a firebrand known for productions that are as thought-provoking as they are visually stunning. He returns to Peak Performances with the American premiere of “Democracy in America,” freely inspired by the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Castellucci conjures majorettes who stir the crowd’s enthusiasm for democracy in America, colonial settlers who confound the native Americans, and a puritan couple who struggle to farm a barren land. He asks us to consider the…

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12
May
$30

Romeo Castellucci

Democracy in America

May 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, 07043 United States

Romeo Castellucci is one of Europe’s best-known directors, a firebrand known for productions that are as thought-provoking as they are visually stunning. He returns to Peak Performances with the American premiere of “Democracy in America,” freely inspired by the work of Alexis de Tocqueville. Castellucci conjures majorettes who stir the crowd’s enthusiasm for democracy in America, colonial settlers who confound the native Americans, and a puritan couple who struggle to farm a barren land. He asks us to consider the…

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