Alvin Ailey's legacy as one of the world's premier choreographers endures through this performance of three signature works: "For Bird with Love," "Memoria" and "Witness." Gary DeLoatch dances the title role in the first piece, a Charlie Parker tribute; April Berry appears in the second piece, Ailey's love letter to friend Joyce Tisler; and Marilyn Banks dances the third number, a solo piece. Artistic director Judith Jamison introduces the works.
A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky's career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.
The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Gothamites Sam and Molly see their romance shattered when a street thug kills Sam during a mugging. But love endures beyond the grave when a spectral Sam learns that Molly is in danger and he must find a way to warn her before she suffers his fate.
Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment.
Have you watched A Tribute to Alvin Ailey yet? What did you think about it?