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McCarter Theatre presents Mark Morris Dance Group

originally published: 01/02/2024

McCarter Theatre presents Mark Morris Dance Group

Photo by Christopher Duggan

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- McCarter Theatre Center presents Mark Morris Dance Group on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at 8:00pm in the Matthews Theater. Since its first performance in 1980, the Mark Morris Dance Group has received "highest praise for their technical aplomb, their musicality, and their sheer human authenticity" (Bloomberg News).

With a repertory that ranges from 17th and 18th century works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Henry Purcell to more recent scores by Ethan Iverson, Lou Harrison, and Henry Cowell, the Mark Morris Dance Group has toured with its own music ensemble since 1996. The company returns to the McCarter Theatre with a selection of innovative works than span the decades.  Pieces expected to be performed include: A Wooden Tree; Excursions; - intermission -; Candleflowerdance; Castor and Pollux.

Founded in New York City in 1980 by artistic director and choreographer Mark Morris, the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) has been called "the preeminent modern dance organization of our time" (Yo-Yo Ma) with Mark Morris deemed "The most successful and influential choreographer alive, and indisputably the most musical." (The New York Times)

Tickets are available for purchase online. McCarter Theatre Center is located at 91 University Place in Princeton, New Jersey.

An independent not-for-profit performing arts center located between New York City and Philadelphia – and on the campus of Princeton University – McCarter is a multi-disciplinary creative and intellectual hub offering theater, music, dance, comedy, spoken word, and educational programs for all ages. Celebrated for developing new work and winner of the 1994 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, world premieres include Christopher Durang's Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike (Tony, Best Play), Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays, and Emily Mann's Having Our Say. Equally revered for presenting renowned global artists on its stages, some of which include Alvin Ailey, Yo-Yo Ma, Samara Joy, David Sedaris, Hasan Minhaj, Terence Blanchard, Roseanne Cash, the rock band Lake Street Dive, Audra McDonald, and more. McCarter connects with the community year-round and offers on-site classes and in-school residencies. McCarter and Princeton University share a long history of unique partnerships and creative collaborations.



 
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