Attend THE MINSTREL SHOW REVISITED , Oct 28 & 29 @ 7:30pm; Oct 30 @ 8pm on Wed, Oct 28 2015 @ NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts , New York, New York, USA Save $10 off regular ticket prices with code Spectrum1 NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts THE MINSTREL SHOW REVISITED Spectrum Dance Theater Choreography by Tony Nominee and Bessie Award Winner Donald Byrd October 28-30, 2015 In 1991 Donald Byrd created “The Minstrel Show” to critique the convention of blackface and to give historical context to the racially motivated murder of 16-year-old Yusef Hawkins. In the more than two decades since, Mr. Byrd has updated the work to reflect on contemporary race relations and recent killings, like those of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown. In “The Minstrel Show Revisited,” Mr. Byrd’s Seattle dance troupe presents a provocative fusion of entertainment and social indictment. Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., next Friday at 8 p.m., Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 La Guardia Place, at Washington Square South, Greenwich Village, 866-811-4111, nyuskirball.org.

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THE MINSTREL SHOW REVISITED

EventTHE MINSTREL SHOW REVISITED
WhenWed, Oct 28 2015 - Fri, Oct 30 2015
Oct 28 & 29 @ 7:30pm; Oct 30 @ 8pm
LocationNYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
566 LaGuardia Place
New York New York 10003
USA

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866.811.4111
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Save $10 off regular ticket prices with code Spectrum1

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
THE MINSTREL SHOW REVISITED
Spectrum Dance Theater
Choreography by Tony Nominee and Bessie Award Winner Donald Byrd
October 28-30, 2015

In 1991 Donald Byrd created “The Minstrel Show” to critique the convention of blackface and to give historical context to the racially motivated murder of 16-year-old Yusef Hawkins. In the more than two decades since, Mr. Byrd has updated the work to reflect on contemporary race relations and recent killings, like those of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown. In “The Minstrel Show Revisited,” Mr. Byrd’s Seattle dance troupe presents a provocative fusion of entertainment and social indictment. Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., next Friday at 8 p.m., Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 La Guardia Place, at Washington Square South, Greenwich Village, 866-811-4111, nyuskirball.org.
 
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