Making it world premiere next week, MARCH 7 – 9 at Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC, Vashti is an homage to an homage to Vashti, the Queen of Shushan, (wife of King Ahasuerus, the ruler of Persia, in the Biblical story of Purim) who is known to many as a heroine.
With modern choreography that springs from a strong balletic core, this work involves five dancers, an original score by composer David Homan, and live music featuring violin, cello, guitar and piano. Performers include: Mario Gotoh (violin), Nadav Lev (guitar), Michael Nicolas (cello), David Homan (piano).
WHAT: Ariel Rivka Dance
WHEN: Thursday, March 7 – Saturday, March 9 @ 7:30PM
WHERE: Ailey Citigroup Theatre, 400 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue), NYC; Train 1/A/B/C/D Columbus Circle or N/R/Q/W 57th Street
TICKETS: General $25/Students & Seniors $15. **$50 Opening Night Reception + VIP Seating (3/7 only).**
To purchase tickets visit http://rivkariedel.brownpapertickets.com/.