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January 18 @ 7:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until Feb 5, 2017
| 15-70
Babel in Rehearsal_Photo by Lloyd Mulvey_100

BABEL is a physical spectacle that reinvents one of the oldest stories in the world: The Tower of Babel, told through Acrobatic Dance Theater. It calls upon diverse perspectives of the story to reveal ambition, grief, and healing within the complexity of the human condition.

The company of 22 powerful dancers build the world of the play, a sculpture garden of bodies. Sitting in three quarter round, the audience is immersed in the tower where performers climb, fly and play–building it so high that it offends the gods. The tower is destroyed, the people divided, and given separate languages so that they cannot collaborate to build again. Conflict separates humanity–yet they persevere and continue to build together despite the challenges of communication and identity. BABEL embodies the human desire to create, to connect, and to collaborate to overcome adversity building ambitious towers again and again.

Wednesday, January 18th at 7:30pm
Friday, January 20th at 8:00pm
Saturday, January 21st at 2:00pm
Sunday, January 22nd at 7:30pm (Opening Night)
Tuesday, January 24th at 7:30pm
Thursday, January 26th at 7:30pm (LGBT Night)
Saturday, January 28th at 8:00pm
Sunday, January 29th at 2:00pm
Monday, January 30th at 7:30pm
Wednesday, February 1st at 7:30pm
Thursday, February 2nd at 2:00pm
Friday, February 3rd at 8:00pm
Saturday, February 4th at 2:00pm
Sunday, February 5th at 7:30pm


January 18
7:30 pm
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The Theater at the 14th Street Y
344 East 14th Street at 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10003 United States
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