Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie presents
From the House of Mirth
Directed and choreographed by James Kudelka
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie proudly presents From the House of Mirth, a music/dance/theatre collaboration directed and choreographed by the distinguished James Kudelka, widely acknowledged as one of North America’s most innovative choreographers.
Based on Edith Wharton’s 1905 novel, From the House of Mirth tells the story of Lily Bart’s tragic fall from the glittering social circle of 1890s New York to desperate poverty, her dreams of a good marriage shattered by convention.
“… a seamless fusion of dance and opera that in its very structure mirrors the place of a woman in pre-suffragette New York society.” John Terauds, Musical Toronto, May 10, 2012
Telling the story “not as a ballet,” says Kudelka, “not as an opera, and not as a sung play,” each of the art forms picks up the thread in turn.
“As for the singers and dancers, led by Laurence Lemieux as Lily, they blend their talents seamlessly in a wonderful ensemble performance.” Michael Crabb, Toronto Star, May 10, 2012
From the House of Mirth runs February 14-24 at The Citadel, 304 Parliament Street. For tickets, call the Box Office at 416-364-8011 or visit colemanlemieux.com.
“This is a complex endeavour and the work’s multidisciplinary coherence is a real achievement.” Kathleen Smith, Globe and Mail, May 10, 2012
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie presents From the House of Mirth
A Music/Dance/Theatre Collaboration
Directed and Choreographed by James Kudelka
Original Music Composed by Rodney Sharman, Libretto by Alex Poch-Goldin, Musical direction by Maika’i Nash,
Set Design by David Gaucher, Costume Design by Jim Searle and Chris Tyrell for Hoax Couture,
Lighting Design by Simon Rossiter, Stage Management by Gillian Lewis
February 14-24, 2013 at The Citadel, 304 Parliament Street, Toronto
Tues-Sat at 8pm; Sat & Sun at 4pm with added shows Sun Feb. 17 at 8pm & Wed. Feb. 20 at 3pm
Tickets: $50 except Wed. February 20 at 3pm is PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN
Box Office: 416-364-8011 or online at colemanlemieux.com
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