The legendary and unsettling Carnival figure and voodoo master of ceremonies Baron Samedi plays a point of departure in this choreographic opera, which together with Kurt Weill’s shrewd and lyrical songs impels a disruption and unmasking of social persona, pretense, ceremony, and hierarchy. Choreographed by Alain Buffard, the work premiered at the Théâtre de Nîmes in April 2012 and features a stellar international cast of performers, including Nadia Beugré, Hlengiwe Lushaba, Dorothée Munyaneza, Olivier Normand, Will Rawls, and David Thomson, and two musicians, Sarah Murcia and Seb Martel.


Alain Buffard
Baron Samedi

May 1–3, Thursday–Saturday, at 7:30pm
New York Live Arts
219 West 19th Street (bet. 7th & 8th Ave.)

newyorklivearts.org

Tickets: $20


DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance & Ideas

Following the New York engagement, Baron Samedi will be presented at On The Boards in Seattle (May 8–11).

New York Live Arts 219 W 19th Street New York, NY 10011

Alain Buffard | BARON SAMEDI at New York Live Arts

When
May 1 - 3, 2014
Where
New York Live Arts
219 W 19th Street
New York, NY 10011
Alain Buffard (c) Marc Domage

The legendary and unsettling Carnival figure and voodoo master of ceremonies Baron Samedi plays a point of departure in this choreographic opera, which together with Kurt Weill’s shrewd and lyrical songs impels a disruption and unmasking of social persona, pretense, ceremony, and hierarchy. Choreographed by Alain Buffard, the work premiered at the Théâtre de Nîmes in April 2012 and features a stellar international cast of performers, including Nadia Beugré, Hlengiwe Lushaba, Dorothée Munyaneza, Olivier Normand, Will Rawls, and David Thomson, and two musicians, Sarah Murcia and Seb Martel.


Alain Buffard
Baron Samedi

May 1–3, Thursday–Saturday, at 7:30pm
New York Live Arts
219 West 19th Street (bet. 7th & 8th Ave.)

newyorklivearts.org

Tickets: $20


DANSE: A French-American Festival of Performance & Ideas

Following the New York engagement, Baron Samedi will be presented at On The Boards in Seattle (May 8–11).

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