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The Great Gatsby

November 2-6, 2011

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

“[The Great Gatsby] is a gutsy and stylish display of the sound and energy of the Jazz Age… Gatsby goes down like champagne—a seriously swinging affair.” ~The Washington Post

Septime Webre’s “crazily ambitious, go for broke” (The Washington Post) mega-hit is back by popular demand! The jazz-age splendor immortalized in F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ story about obsession, wealth and excess in the roaring twenties is brought to life through Webre’s brilliant choreography. Don’t miss this evening of explosive and swooning dance accompanied by live jazz that will blow the roof off this gin-joint!

Choreography – Septime Webre
Guest Artists – E. Faye Butler, Vocalist
Guest Artist – Will Gartshore, Actor/Vocalist
Guest Artist – Quynn Johnson, Tap Dancer
Music – Billy Novick’s Blue Syncopators – iconic period music from America’s jazz age including Duke Ellington; Louis Armstrong, Tommy Dorsey, plus original music by Billy Novick.

Performance Dates and Times
Wednesday, November 2 at 8:00PM (Preview)
Thursday, November 3 at 8:00PM (Opening)
Friday, November 4 at 8:00PM
Saturday, November 5 at 2:30PM & 8:00PM
Sunday, November 6 at 1:30PM & 6:30PM

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