First Look @ Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Lazarus

In the company’s first two-act ballet, acclaimed hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris is creating a piece inspired by the life and legacy of Mr. Ailey. Co-commissioned by the Auditorium Theatre, Lazarus connects past and present in this powerful work that addresses the racial inequities America faced when Mr. Ailey founded the company in 1958 and still faces today.


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Do you belong to or know of a community organization with limited access to the arts? They may be eligible for the Auditorium’s ADMIT ONE program, which provides community groups with the opportunity to attend a show at the Auditorium Theatre for FREE! Last year, over 2,000 Chicagoland residents ranging in age from 10-90 joined us at the theatre through ADMIT ONE. Not only do ADMIT ONE groups receive free tickets to the show, but they also are eligible for free transportation, and a workshop with an Auditorium Theatre Teaching Artist to prepare for the performance!

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