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John Zorn, Tao Dance Theater, and Cirque Éloize's Cirkopolis All Set for NYU Skirball Center's 2013-2014 Season

The 10th-anniversary season's programming include the Masada Marathon, the Joshua Light Show, Visions + Voices: China, and more.

An image from Cirkopolis.
(© CIO/Benoit Fontaine)
The NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts has announced plans for its upcoming 2013-2014 10th-anniversary season, which will include one-off performances as well as multiple-night or multiple-week runs.

Programming will kick off September 15 with The Masada Marathon, a concert featuring 12 highly diverse groups of masterful musicians in a marathon performance of the 316 compositions that make up musician John Zorn's Book of Angels. The Joshua Light Show, a kaleidoscope of imagery and dances inspired in the moment by live music, will return September 20-22 and will include the talents of the Spencer Blues Explosion, Dan Deacon, and more artists to be announced soon.

The season's programming will also include Visions + Voices: China, a centerpiece of the season that will comprise many presentations by performance groups such as Tao Dance Theater and Hangzhou Yue Opera Company. The series will run February 20–May 12. Then, the critically acclaimed, Montreal-based Cirque Éloize will perform the NYC premiere of their show Cirkopolis, running December 18-January 5.

In addition, NYU Skirball continues its role as a host for the National Theatre Live series. Upcoming productions will include Othello, featuring Olivier Award-winning actors Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear; Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in Frankenstein; and Coriolanus.

For the past 10 years, the Skirball Center, NYU's first large-scale, professional performance space on campus, has offered a unique multi-arts performance program in its intimate proscenium theater located on the south of Washington Square in the heart of Greenwich Village.

For more information and the full schedule for the NYU Skirball Center's upcoming season, click here.