Doug Elkins and Friends’ Fraulein Maria at Jacob's Pillow
August 26-August 30, 2009
This rollicking, deconstructed version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music has been lauded by critics and audiences alike through numerous sold-out runs in New York City. Vaudeville gags, astute references to the choreography of Martha Graham, José Limón and others, and a multitude of social dance moves are set to the original film soundtrack, enveloping audiences in Elkins’ imagination.
Event Name: Doug Elkins and Friends’ Fraulein Maria at Jacob's Pillow
Review posted by: susan from Durham, NC, Jul 14, 2009
Just saw this at ADF and LOVED it. Reverent and irreverent to its subject, blending wildly diverse dance styles, moments of beauty and moments of gut busting hilarity that hang together in the hands... Expand