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TranSOUL

Composer Michael Bowie leads his fearless music ensemble Siné Qua Non, collaborating with the Alliance, in a dance-theatre journey where the worlds of sound – jazz, classical, and world music – join with 5 dancers to form new bonds and language beyond the edges of predictable styles to tell the story of the migration of

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Pullman Porter Blues

Pullman Porter Blues

Playwright Cheryl L. West was first introduced to the Pullman porters when she boarded a train at the age of five. She remembered mostly the men’s ever-smiling faces.  Later, she uncovered the truth behind those seemingly happy smiles, that the porters lives were filled with long hours of work, miles of track, and often humiliation

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Josephine Tonight

Josephine Tonight

This musical sizzled with strong singing, toe-tapping music, and dazzling dancing. A strong score and wonderful lyrics added up to some unforgettable songs. But here are my questions: So, according to this show, was Miss Baker someone who succeeded because of her talents? A calculating mind? Or an unbeatable will. Or was she at the

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TheHollow

The Hollow

Book by Hunter Foster Music & Lyrics by Matt Conner Based on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving Produced by Signature Theatre Scenic Design Derek McLane Costume Design Kathleen Geldard Lighting Design Chris Lee Sound Design Matt Rowe Orchestrations Michael Morris Music Directon Gabriel Mangiante Directed by Matthew Gardiner From the composer of

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Fela!

Fela!

It is not by circumstance that Alliance for new Music-Theatre opens its second season with a show that examines the role of the artist in society, and particularly questions the socio-political responsibilities of the artist.  In the nation’s capital and in such volatile times, it’s a question we as artists and audiences must also ask

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