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David Roussève/REALITY :: Halfway to Dawn

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Presented by Kelly Strayhorn Theater at Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh PA

Feb 01 - 02 2019
David Roussève/REALITY :: Halfway to Dawn

David Roussève’s dance-theatre offers a succinct and lyrical look at how the highs and lows of life collide. —The Washington Post

Journey from Westinghouse to the grandest bandstands across the globe, as award-winning choreographer David Roussève celebrates the life and music of KST namesake Billy Strayhorn through jubilant movement for nine performers and sumptuous video projections. Halfway to Dawn redefines “biography” as the intersection of fact, theory, abstraction and fantasy—and reveals the complicated emotional truths that shaped the life and legacy of legendary openly gay jazz composer. Strayhorn’s

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