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205 Upper Randolph Drive, Chicago, IL 60601.


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    $6.25 for $25.00 - Beijing Dance Theater's Powerful, Haunting New Work: "wild Grass"


    The internationally acclaimed Beijing Dance Company presents Wild Grass , a powerful new work.. read more from artistic director Wang Yuanyuan. Wang became a household name in China following her collaboration with film director Zhang Yimou for the opening ceremonies of Beijing's 2008 Summer Olympics. She founded Beijing Dance Theater that same year, earning widespread praise for her innovative approach to contemporary dance. In Wild Grass , Wang takes inspiration from the poems of Chinese literary titan Lu Xun. A three-part performance rooted in ideas of spirituality and individuality, this intricate medley of masterful imagery -- Dead Fire , Farewell of the Shadow and Dance of Extremity -- is anything but ordinary.

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    $5.00 for $20.00 - Pianist Inon Barnatan in Chicago Solo Debut


    An engaging personality and acclaimed recording artist with impeccable technique, Israeli pian.. read moreist Inon Barnatan has earned an international reputation as a Schubert specialist, and he'll show off his stuff by playing the composer's Sonata in A Major for this concert's finale. Barnatan's won rave reviews for his performances with major orchestras here and abroad, including from the London Standard, which calls him "a true poet of the keyboard: refined, searching, unfailingly communicative. " This Harris Theater appearance marks his first in Chicago as a soloist, but he's played at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, as well as with the L. A. Phil at the Hollywood Bowl. The recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, Barnatan was just named the New York Philharmonic's first Artist in Association and is set to perform multiple times with that orchestra over the next few seasons. Aside from the Schubert, he'll also tackle works by Bach, Franck and Barber.

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    $10.00 for $20.00 - Fulcrum Point New Music Project Highlights the "mirror of Enlightenment"


    Take a dramatic adventure through the heart of classical Indian music and dance in Mirror of .. read moreEnlightenment . This night of song and movement begins with the enlightenment tale Mara by Kalapriya Dance. This beautiful work depicts the life of the Buddha through dance. That's followed by the premiere of Raga Fields , which merges Messaien, Mingus and Param Vir under the guidance of Kalyan Pathak, 25 Fulcrum Point musicians and British-Bengali Sarod virtuoso Soumik Datta. Thrill your senses with this eclectic program that transports you to another world.

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    $15.00 for $35.00 - Powerful, Passionate Jazz Dance in Giordano Season Opener


    Giordano Dance's 52nd season of powerful, passionate jazz dance kicks off with its fall opener.. read more, featuring a Broadway-inspired, full-company work created by Ray Leeper, whose jazz routines have found their way onto Fox's So You Think You Can Dance and beyond. The exciting world premiere of Leeper's Feelin Good Sweet joins a packed program that includes Israeli-born Roni Koresh's exhilarating EXit4 , former Joffrey Ballet principal dancer Davis Robertson's rhythmically complex Entropy and Jon Lehrer's A Ritual Dynamic , which the Chicago Tribune called "a magnetic eruption of bodily shapes. "

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Jenna S.
I've been here a few times for student performances. I work at a high school that has formed a partnership with the Harris Theater, so we often participate...

Anthony M.
LIGHTS CAMERA CURTAIN Shhh....the show started! No talking out loud, just read the review quietly! Recently we attended a benefit here with some good...

Susan N.
Get this. I paid $45.00 for one ticket. The next day, the tickets were $10.00. The Harris refused to refund the money. When you have a small theatre in...
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Bring your drink with u! It's ok!
Rachel Hall
The best place to see dance performances! GREAT prices and every seat is a good seat!
Galen Hames
Great venue for a musical performance. Acoustics are wonderful, the stage is deep, and you can't beat the location: Millennium Park!
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rating 4.6 out of 5
TJ Medel
This theater will make you want to love art. They always put on the best shows and have top quality performances. I recently went to Hubbard Street Spring Series and was blown away. They have Houston Ballet and Paul Taylor coming later in the season. Just a beautiful space to see dance and I recomme....
Anthony Martorina
Recently we attended a benefit here with some good friends. The theme was orchestrations with American-Italian themes centered around piano. The Chicago Philharmonic was also conducted by an Italian conductor. My friend was a little upset with the first piece played because there was no piano. He ....
Melissa Sanchez
Absolute breathtaking theater! They have really fantastic dancing here -- they perform many different types - classical, jazz, modern, etc. Really terrific! I loved my time there. Great dance performers and music. It would be the best couple of hours you've ever spent! Try to leave a bit earlier at ....
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