Stravinsky's Firebird at New York City Center
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The Little Orchestra Society, in association with New York City Center, presents Stravinsky's magical tale with puppets, illumination and music. Director/designer Chris Green, choreographer David Neumann and lighting designer Clifton Taylor will partner with the Orchestra, combining light, shadows, music, dance and Bunraku-style puppetry to bring this beautiful production to life.
Venue Description: Built in 1943, NY City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center, dedicated by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia. Today, City Center is home to many distinguished companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, as well as Manhattan Theatre Club and New York City Opera; a roster of renowned national and international visiting artists; and its own critically acclaimed and popular programs, including the Tony-honored Encores! musical theater series, Encores! Off-Center, the annual Fall for Dance Festival, and more.