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Tuesday May 9, 2017 7:30 PM

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Drama sweeps the stage in this boundary pushing evening, accentuated by avant-garde costumes; an electro-orchestral score; haunting theatricality; and the rare sighting of a ballet performed in sneakers.

David H. Koch Theater
Running Time:
2 Hr. 7 Min.


  • Neverwhere

    • Music by: Nico Muhly
    • Choreography by: Benjamin Millepied

    Dark and sophisticated, Neverwhere is former NYCB Principal Dancer Benjamin Millepied's fifth work for NYCB and features futuristic costumes by Iris Van Herpen made of layered plastic scales. 

  • Mothership

    • Music by: Mason Bates
    • Choreography by: Nicolas Blanc

    Prepare for liftoff with the four couples in Nicolas Blanc’s first work for NYCB as they launch into spinning lifts, swiveling walks, and racing slides danced to Mason Bates’ electro-acoustic orchestral score of the same name.

  • Spectral Evidence

    • Music by: John Cage
    • Choreography by: Angelin Preljocaj

    Set to a haunting John Cage score filled with sounds of thunder, fire, and breath, this impactful work inspired by the Salem witch trials features a cast of eight that utilizes simple yet versatile scenery pieces and concludes with a prickling finale.

  • The Times Are Racing

    • Music by: Dan Deacon
    • Choreography by: Justin Peck

    One of the most buzzed about premieres of 2017, The Times Are Racing is a sneaker ballet that sees its dancers in streetwear designed by Opening Ceremony, drawing inspiration from a variety of dance styles while matching Dan Deacon’s electronic score with youthful impulse and vigor.

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Performance Extras

  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:10 PM
    David H. Koch Theater
    First Position Discussions
    Free for all ticket holders, these informal discussions on the program begin 20 minutes before curtain on the right side of the Fourth Ring and during intermission/s.

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