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La Sylphide Feb. 15-23
IN THIS ISSUE … 12 The Beach Boys
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14 Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox 8 p.m. Jan. 23
16 Chinese Acrobats of Hebei 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24
18 The Atlanta Opera: Dead Man Walking Feb. 2-10
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lot. Valet parking is available for The Atlanta Opera and Atlanta Ballet only. $8 day of park fee; $12 prepay option; $15 valet (cash or credit card). Restrooms: Located on house right and house left of all three lobbies. Family restrooms are located on house right of all three lobbies. Mobility-impaired patrons may use any of our restrooms. Smoking: Smoking is prohibited inside the building. Please use the terrace exit to step outside and smoke. Special assistance: Persons requiring access assistance are asked to contact the box office at 770.916.2850 for advance arrangements. Audio clarification devices are available to our hearing-impaired guests at no charge. This is on a first-come, firstserved basis. A limited number of booster seats are also available. Wheelchairs are available upon request. All items require a form of identification to be held until the item is returned.
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ATLANTA BALLET: LA SYLPHIDE | Feb. 15-23
A BIT OF
SCOTTISH MAGIC Atlanta Ballet introduces audiences to one of the oldest classical pieces in existence. By Janet Roberts
t’s not often that a remake outshines the original, but that’s what happened in the ballet world with choreographer August Bournonville’s classical Romanticera La Sylphide, which Atlanta Ballet brings to the stage this winter. It’s set amid the mists and moors of the Scottish Highlands, and tells a story of fantasy, love and betrayal. A young farmer named James, on the night before his wedding, falls in love with a sylph, a fairy-like creature,
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PHOTO BY GENE SCHIAVONE COURTESY OF BOSTON BALLET.
and abandons his betrothed. Does the enchantment end happily ever after or in tragedy? No spoilers here. You’ll have to see for yourself how it turns out, but we can share why artistic director Gennadi Nedvigin chose La Sylphide to follow the company’s brandnew $3.7 million telling of The Nutcracker. “La Sylphide is one of the oldest classical ballets in existence,” he says. “It will be a new introduction to audiences in Atlanta, and I thought it would be a great introduction to ENCORE ATLANTA | ATLANTA’S PERFORMING ARTS PUBLICATION | ENCORE ATLANTA.COM
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show where the ballet took its roots.” A bit of background. The original ballet, based on a French story by Charles Nodier, was created in 1832 by Italian dancer and choreographer Filippo Taglioni for his ballerina daughter, Marie. Bournonville adapted Taglioni’s work four years later and added a score by 19-year-old Norwegian composer Herman Severin Løvenskiold. Critics of the day considered the Bournonville version superior; today it’s the only surviving version. Marie Taglioni’s role in the ballet’s history is notable for other reasons, Nedvigin says. “She was the one who introduced pointe shoes to the ballet world, but also her style of
dance was controversial for that time. Based on that, I thought there would not be a better way to introduce the beginnings of classical ballet.” The La Sylphide that metro audiences will see for six performances is staged by Danish choreographer Johan Kobborg, formerly a principal dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet. Nedvigin applauds Kobborg’s “immaculate technique in performances and the high quality of his work” in adapting Bournonville’s work for today’s dancers. Kobborg has staged the piece internationally for such companies as Royal Danish Ballet, Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Canada and the Bolshoi Ballet. “We are the
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next in line,” Nedvigin says. The cast hadn’t been announced at our deadline but will comprise only Atlanta Ballet dancers, Nedvigin says. Kobborg will be in residence to work with them. “It is my goal to use our own talents, and we are succeeding very well,” Nedvigin says. “Atlanta saw our rising stars in Nutcracker, so La Sylphide will further show our talents.” To his regret, Nedvigin says, he did not perform in La Sylphide during his own dancing career although he did once dance the James role in a pas de deux at a gala performance. “I always wanted to do a full performance but missed out,” he says. “But, when I retired
from the stage, I said, ‘I will be on the stage with my dancers, and part of me will go onstage with them.’ ” Opening the day after Valentine’s Day might seem odd timing given that James, the central character, dumps fiancée Effie in favor of a fairy who charms him into the woods, but Nedvigin says the tale is a love story at its core. “It is also a fairy tale, a story of two worlds,” he says. “It’s the perfect time of the year to share this imaginative story with people we love. And it’s a great piece for people to come and live in the world of fairy tales, with a little bit of magic, and to feel as if they’re going back into their childhoods.”
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THE BEACH BOYS | 2:30 p.m. Jan. 20
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t’s the dead of winter, but the Cobb Energy Centre will be awash in sand, surf and fun, fun, fun when the Beach Boys bring 2019’s Now & Then tour to metro Atlanta. Got the urge to do the pony or shag to “Surfin’ USA?” We won’t judge. Want to sing along with tunes you first heard on your AM Top 40 radio station? Ignore any side-eye from your neighbors, the Boys won’t mind. They’ll even turn their microphones over to you on classics like “California Girls” and “Help Me Rhonda.” (Need a reminder? “Help me Rhonda, help help me Rhonda/ Help me Rhonda, help help me Rhonda/ Help me Rhonda yeah, get her outta my heart.”) The world has changed since brothers Carl, Brian and Dennis Wilson, cousin Mike Love and friend Al Jardine formed the Beach Boys in 1961 (original name: the Pendletons).
But the music has not, as Love said in an interview with The Guardian during the group’s 2017 UK tour. “[People] can expect to come along and hear our songs exactly as they’d want to hear them,” he said. “We replicate the sound from our records as close as humanly possible. We play pretty much anything you can imagine.” The five original Beach Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988; Love and Brian Johnston (a Beach Boy since 1965) head the eight-member touring band. This group includes another face familiar from the ’60s music scene: drummer John Cowsill, who played with the Cowsills family band (“Hair,” “Indian Lake”) and inspired the TV show “The Partridge Family.”
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SCOTT BRADLEE’S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX | 8 p.m. Jan. 23
A JAZZ-AGE SOUND FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
t’s going to happen, sooner or later. At some point during a Postmodern Jukebox concert, you’ll find yourself listening to the vocalists, enjoying the sounds coming from real instruments like brass, a harp and piano, and feeling as if you’ve time-hopped into a basement café in 1920s Greenwich Village. Then you realize that the chanteuse is crooning “Purple Rain.” As in Prince’s classic anthem. Or the group is harmonizing on Hansen’s 1990s teenybopper tune “MMMBop.” And, wait — can it be? Yes. “Oops! ... I Did It Again!” Britney Spears never sounded so good. The songs that Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox bring to the stage are as current as the second decade of the 21st century but styled in a way that recalls the Jazz Age of the 1920s (minus the bootleg liquor). Bradlee, a 37-year-old musician and arranger, founded the group in 2009, built it
around his ragtime and stride style of piano, and peopled it with what he calls “a rotating collective of musical outcasts that have somehow found a home.” His inspiration? Hearing George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” at age 12. A typical Jukebox concert veers from Broadway (“Tomorrow” from Annie) to movies (“My Heart Will Go On” from Titanic) to classic pop (Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time”), stadium rock (“Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses), soul (Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy”) and R&B (Beyonce’s “Single Ladies/Put a Ring on It”). “Last time around the ’20s gave us jazz, America’s one true art form,” Bradlee says. “Who knows what is possible in the 2020s? We’re using our small corner of the popculture space to tell people to forget their troubles, and come join us for a night of celebrating true musical talent and timeless style.”
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CHINESE ACROBATS OF HEBEI | 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24
BENT ON DEFYING GRAVITY
he Chinese Acrobats of Hebei, from a northern province near Beijing, combine tradition, athletic spectacle, costumes and props designed to leave audiences in awe. The performers, who range in age from 19 to 25, have trained since childhood to test the limits of their brains and bodies. The disciplined acrobat-athletes have entertained audiences around the world — from South Africa to the South Pacific, and Korea to the United Kingdom. Now they’re touring the United States. If you can imagine a troupe of martial artists joining a ballet company, you’ll have some idea of what these acrobats bring to the stage. Their performance art is gravity-
defying — whether they’re balancing atop a colossal tower of teetering chairs; contorting themselves into pretzel shapes; doing flips and jumps to dive through hoops; or dancing in red and gold to evoke majestic lions. You might see clowns and magicians creating balloon animals. Or men dressed as Chinese warriors tossing and flipping petite women through the air. Or two acrobats using one another’s bodies like gymnastic pommel horses. You might also see twisting, wrapping, tumbling silk work, juggling, and feats of strength and agility. The artistry practiced by these acrobats dates back more than 2,000 years. It’s been part of their region’s traditions since the days of ancient China.
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THE ATLANTA OPERA: DEAD MAN WALKING | Feb. 2-10
ONE OF AMERICA’S MOST-PERFORMED OPERAS
e’s a convicted killer. She’s devoted to God. What could they possibly have in common? That question is at the heart of Dead Man Walking, the 2000 American opera, with music by Jake Heggie (Moby-Dick, Three Decembers) and a libretto by fourtime Tony Award winner Terrence McNally (Ragtime, Master Class). Dead Man Walking recounts the true story of a convicted killer on death row and Sister Helen Prejean, a Louisiana nun who became his spiritual adviser. The killer’s real name was Patrick Sonnier. In the 1995 feature film (with Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn), he’s called Matthew Poncelet. Here, he’s Joseph de Rocher. He was convicted of killing two teenagers. As his counselor, Sister Helen experiences a journey that includes witnessing supreme levels of grief and
anguish from families torn apart, families of the victims and the men whose job it is to execute — and aren’t always sure they’re doing the right thing. The Dead Man Walking story began with Sister Helen’s 1994 book. It’s now the most-performed new American opera of the 21st century. The Guardian (UK) says it “makes the most concentrated impact of any piece of American music theater since West Side Story.” The Atlanta Opera staging, a coproduction with the Israeli Opera, features mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, a Georgia native, as Sister Helen, and Michael Mayes (this season’s Sweeney Todd) as de Rocher. Composer Heggie has called Mayes “the definitive Joseph de Rocher.” Dead Man Walking is performed in English with English supertitles and recommended for age 15 and older.
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ATLANTA BALLET 2 PRESENTS BEAUTY & THE BEAST | Feb. 21-24
ATLANTA BALLET COMPANY DANCER KEITH REEVES WITH ATLANTA BALLET 2. KIM KINNEY
HAPPILY EVER AFTER
ne of the world’s most famous fairy tales is danced by Atlanta Ballet 2 in an hourlong production created for ages 12 and younger. It contains all the adventure of the full story — the handsome prince, the ugly beast, the friendship, the romance and the true love. The Beast learns that he can only become a prince again if he learns to love and is loved in return. Eventually, a young woman named Beauty enters his life. (Know that this is not a danced version of Disney’s animated movie or the Broadway musical.) “The theme appeals to a younger audience,” says international choreographer Bruce Wells, “but I don’t choreograph it with that idea in mind.” What is different, he says, is that the story “is told at the speed of light.” It’s also told with narration that’s used
sporadically and only at the most dramatic moments, much like Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. “It adds another element of fantasy,” Wells says. The acclaimed choreographer began his career with George Balanchine’s New York City Ballet. You may know his name from his hourlong versions of Hansel & Gretel, Snow White and Pinocchio, all danced by Atlanta Ballet. Beauty and the Beast is performed by the members of Atlanta Ballet 2, an ensemble of dancers who make up the top level of students at the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education. The company is a bridge for the young artists, taking them from ballet training to professional performance. The dancers, age 17-21, are at a defining point in their careers.
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George Clinton + Parliment Funkadelic
Shen Yun April 5-14
Shuler Hensley Awards The Atlanta Opera April 18
Cruel Intentions, The 90s Musical May 15
Amanda Palmer May 17
Atlanta Ballet Director’s Choice
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The Lightning Thief — Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa The Percy Jackson Musical D.R.E.A.M. the Tour June 7-9
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2019 SEASON FIELD TRIPS
High-quality, educational performances that connect to Georgia Standards of Excellence and Common Core
Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:00 AM Grades 7 - 12 | $10 per ticket
Presented by the Atlanta Ballet 2 Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:00 AM Grades K - 6 | $10 per ticket
ACROBATS OF HEBEI CHINA
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
AND THE WHEEL OF SCIENCE
Monday, March 11, 2019 10:15 AM & Noon Grades 4 - 8 | $10 per ticket
Presented by Kennesaw State University Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Grades 6 - 12 | FREE Admission
Skill development for both students and educators in the performing arts Classes presented in partnership with
February 9, 2019 Vocal Technique Class in the style of Waitress
March 2, 2019 Vocal Technique Class in the style of Les Miserables
FAMILY PROGRAMMING Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:30 PM
A must see production that combines Chinese traditions, incredible acrobatics, contortionists, stunning costumes, Chinese props, and a beautiful music soundtrack.
DONATE TODAY! Visit ArtsBridgeGA.org to learn how you can help keep ticket prices low and the buses rolling!
THE ENCORE ATLANTA
PACES & VINE
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A GREAT NIGHT OUT? Try one of these Cobb County restaurants before or after the show.
AMERICAN PACES & VINE — Located in the Vinings Jubilee and featuring eclectic American comfort food along with lighter fare. Menu highlights include the lobster Cobb salad, Guinness-braised beef brisket, charred salmon and crispy pork shank. P&V is also a wine-lover’s haven with an extensive, carefully curated wine list, Wednesday Wine Tastings and Half-Off Wine Bottle Sundays. Lunch, dinner, Saturday and Sunday brunch. Vinings Jubilee 4300 Paces Ferry Road 404-205-8255 pacesandvine.com
SOHO — American-style bistro offers fish, seafood, beef, game and poultry, with gluten-free lunch and dinner options, It has a specially priced Cobb Energy Centre theater menu that will get you in and out with plenty of time to make the performance — just show your tickets to your server. Weekly wine-and-tapas flights debut each Wednesday night. Lunch, dinner plus the all-American Sunday dinner: a lobster boil. Order ahead to ensure availability, Vinings Jubilee 4300 Paces Ferry Road 770-801-0089 sohoatlanta.com
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JOIN US BEFORE OR AFTER THE SHOW
2851 Akers Mill Rd. Atlanta, GA 30339 770-952-5550 cincorestaurants.com
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THE ENCORE ATLANTA [COBB COUNTY] DINING GUIDE CREOLE/CAJUN COPELAND’S OF NEW ORLEANS — Bayou fare plus steak, chicken, pasta and sandwiches. Fresh desserts and pastries from the Cheesecake Bakery. Live jazz Sunday brunch buffet. A favorite gathering spot for New Orleans Saints fans. Libations include the Pontchartrain Beach martini. Lunch, brunch, dinner. Takeout available. 3101 Cobb Parkway 770-612-3311 copelandsatlanta.com
Menu offers an upscale variety of items that are carefully prepared from scratch, using the finest ingredients. Fire-roasted salsa is made fresh several times a day and the signature guacamole is always made to order. Wide selection of tequilas from moderately priced to, well — check out the $100 margarita “perfect for any occasion.” 2851 Akers Mill Road SE 770-952-5550 cincorestaurants.com
SPANISH ITALIAN CRISPINA — Neapolitan-style ristorante and pizzeria in Vinings. Pizza dough is naturally leavened, never frozen, and pastas are made fresh daily. 3300 Cobb Parkway SE, Suite 208 678-426-7149 crispinaatlanta.com MAGGIANO’S LITTLE ITALY — Specializing in Italian cuisine — and lots of it — in a classy-casual setting. Pick a booth for an intimate date night, or go big; This place is good for kids and groups, too. Takeout available at all locations. Buckhead 3368 Peachtree Road 404-816-9650 Cumberland Mall 1601 Cumberland Mall 770-799-1580 Perimeter Mall 4400 Ashford-Dunwoody Road 770-804-3133 maggianos.com
MEXICAN CINCO – Authentic, Latin-infused Mexican cuisine served in a setting designed to put a contemporary twist on Mexican culture.
ROSSO – Rosso is intended to be a social platform; small dishes meant to be mixed and shared among many. Rosso brings an authentic Spanish and Mediterranean experience to the Atlanta area. In addition to Spanish plates, it offers a variety of Spanish wines, house cocktails, sangrias, sherries and after-dinner drinks. One popular drink option: the Spanish Wine Flight, offering an exclusive taste of three house-chosen wines in 2-ounce portions. This tradition encourages a knowledge of respected Spanish wines and the ability to pick your favorite! Community atmosphere, imaginative cocktails paired with a contemporary take on traditional Spanish tapas. 3300 Cobb Parkway SE, Suite 104 770-672-4460 rossotapasbar.com
SOUTHERN/SOUTHERN-INSPIRED SOUTH CITY KITCHEN — With a stylish, Southern-contemporary menu, this DiRoNA restaurant helps make grits hip for the business crowd. 1675 Cumberland Parkway 770-435-0700 southcitykitchen.com
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FRESH, SEASONAL FOOD IN VININGS VILLAGE Join us before or after the show! Theater menu available.
4300 Paces Ferry Road • 770.801.0089 • www.SOHOatlanta.com
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