January 9, 2013
The renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is coming to Philadelphia later this month for three shows at the Merriam Theater.
The esteemed dance troupe will be performing on January 30, 31 and February 1 in the company premiere of Strange Humors.
Plus, get a look at Philadelphia’s own Rennie Harris’ hip hop choreography in addition to Robert Battle’s Strange Humors and Takademe choreography — Battle will make his Philadelphia debut with this performance.
The music of the performance will range as well. Check out dances to traditional African hand-drumming and dances to Middle Eastern folk music.
Tickets range from $39-$75 and are available online.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Merriam Theater
When: Wednesday, January 30, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, January 31, 7:30 p.m., Friday, February 1, 8 p.m.
Where: Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street
More info: www.kimmelcenter.org