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Dance Nation Debuts New Production Photos

Lee Sunday Evans directs Clare Barron's play.

Clare Barron's Dance Nation, directed by Lee Sunday Evans, is set to open May 8 at Playwrights Horizons.
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The Playwrights Horizons production of Clare Barron's Dance Nation has released its first photos. Lee Sunday Evans directs the production, running through May 27. Get a first look at the gallery below.


The play is described as follows: "Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they'll claw their way to the top at the Boogie Down Grand Prix in Tampa Bay. But in Clare Barron's raucous pageant of ambition and ferocity, these young dancers have more than choreography on their minds, because every plié and jeté is a step toward finding themselves, and a fight to unleash their power."

The cast of Dance Nation includes Purva Bedi, Eboni Booth, Camila Canó-Flaviá, Obie Award winner Ellen Maddow, Christina Rouner, Thomas Jay Ryan, Dina Shihabi, Lucy Taylor, and Ikechukwu Ufomadu.

The production has scenic design by Arnulfo Maldonado, costume design by Ásta Bennie Hostetter, lighting design by Barbara Samuels, and sound design by Brandon Wolcott.


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