Princeton’s Department of Music and the Lewis Center for the Arts present An Evening of Enchantment, featuring world premieres of three dance pieces: Claude Debussy’s The Toy Box(1913), John Alden Carpenter’s Krazy Kat: A Jazz Pantomime (1921) and Paul Lansky’s Table’s Clear (1990). The production involves over sixty Princeton students performing choreography by faculty members Rebecca Lazier, Tracy Bersley and Tina Fehlandt set to music conducted by Princeton faculty member Anthony D.J. Branker. The creative team includes Tony award nominee Riccardo Hernandez as set designer, Obie award winner and costume designer Anita Yavich and two-time BESSIE award winner Aaron Copp as lighting designer.  The show opens on Thursday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in the Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center. Additional performances will be held on April 9-10.

Ticket Information:
$15.00 general admission
$10.00 students/seniors

For tickets please call University Ticketing at 609.258.9220 or the Berlind Box Office at 609.258.2787

Project Coordinator: Simon Morrison
Choreographer (The Toy Box): Rebecca Lazier
Director (Krazy Kat): Tracy Bersley
Choreographer (Table’s Clear): Tina Fehlandt
Conductor: Anthony D.J. Branker
Dramaturg: Michael Cadden
Production Manager: Darryl Waskow
Set Designer: Riccardo Hernandez
Lighting Designer: Aaron Copp
Costume Designer: Anita Yavich

Performed exclusively by Princeton Students
Production Running Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes (excluding intermission)

Source materials provided by:

The Dansmuseet, Stockholm
The Library of Congress, Washington DC
The Newberry Library, Boston
The Russian State Archive of Literature and Art, Moscow

The project is generously supported by the

Office of the President, Princeton University
Office of the Dean of the Faculty
Center for African American Studies
Program in American Studies
Department of Comparative Literature
The Edward T. Cone Fund in the Humanities Council
Lewis Center for the Arts
Department of Music
PNC Bank
Princeton University Library
Tiger Baron Foundation, Inc.
Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

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  • Lewis Center for the Arts
  • Department of Music