480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10019
Inspired by the 1920 novella by controversial French author Colette, Cheri is described as a fusion of theater, live music and dance. The production tells a tragic story of forbidden love between a young man and an older woman in Belle Époque Paris.
Martha Clarke's new dance-theater piece Cheri, which opened last night at the Pershing Square Signature Center, very well could be the most beautiful looking production audiences will find onstage between now and the end of the year.Review by Andy Propst from American Theater Web
The visuals provided by production designer David Zinn and lighting designer Christopher Akerlind are haunting.Review by Michael Sommers from New Jersey Newsroom