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Cheri - Off-Broadway

Amy Irving stars in Signature's world premiere stage adaptation of Colette's novella.

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Amy Irving on the ‘Romance, Sex & Beauty’ of Martha Clarke’s Ethereal New Adaptation of Cheri

Amy Irving on the ‘Romance, Sex & Beauty’ of Martha Clarke’s Ethereal New Adaptation of Cheri

Oscar nominee Amy Irving is the voice of reason in Martha Clarke’s reimagined adaptation of Cheri, alongside ballet dancers Herman Cornejo and Alessandra Ferri. Get the lowdown on this picturesque new production!

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The Cast of Martha Clarke’s Dance Extravaganza Cheri Kicks Up Its Heels on Opening Night

The Cast of Martha Clarke’s Dance Extravaganza Cheri Kicks Up Its Heels on Opening Night
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Colette’s iconic, sensual and passionate novel has come to life onstage in Cheri at off-Broadway's Pershing Square Signature Center, and on December 8, the cast celebrated opening night. Conceived and created by choreographer Martha Clarke, the mash-up of dance, music and theater features ballet stars Alessandra Ferri and Herman Cornejo, Oscar nominee Amy Irving and pianist Sarah Rothenberg ...

Martha Clarke's Cheri, Based on Colette's Classic Novella, Opens Off-Broadway

Martha Clarke's Cheri, Based on Colette's Classic Novella, Opens Off-Broadway

Signature Theatre Center’s Cheribased on the story of Colette's classic 1920 novella, officially opens off-Broadway December 8. Directed, conceived and choreographed by Martha Clarke, the show will play a limited engagement through December 22 at the Irene Diamond Stage.

The new production features a text by playwright Tina Howe and stars ballet dancers Herman Cornejo and Alessandra ...

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Martha Clarke on Combining Dance, Music & Theater to Create an ‘Incredible’ New Cheri

Martha Clarke on Combining Dance, Music & Theater to Create an ‘Incredible’ New Cheri

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See a production conceived by Martha Clarke, and a wild ride is almost guaranteed. Since her seminal work The Garden of Earthly Delights put her on the map as a choreographer in 1984, Clarke’s trademark hybrid of theater, music and dance captures a singular brand of raw sensuality. Cheri, her newest piece featuring prima ballerina assoluta ...

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Get a Sensual First Look at Martha Clarke’s Off-Broadway Dance, Music & Theater Piece Cheri

Get a Sensual First Look at Martha Clarke’s Off-Broadway Dance, Music & Theater Piece Cheri
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French novelist Colette first wrote Cheri, the controversial story of a six-year affair between a retired courtesan and a young man, in 1920. Now, director and choreographer Martha Clarke is breathing new life into the turn-of-the-century masterpiece at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center. Featuring a combination of French music of the period, innovative dance and poetic text, the new ...

Martha Clarke’s Cheri Extends Before Opening at the Pershing Square Signature Center

Martha Clarke’s Cheri Extends Before Opening at the Pershing Square Signature Center

Colette’s classic 1920 novella Cheri has come back to life at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center, and due to popular demand, the production has been extended for an additional week. Initially slated to run through December 22, Cheri will now play a limited engagement through December 29 at the Irene Diamond Stage.

Directed, conceived and choreographed by Martha ...

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Cheri, Based on Colette's Classic Novella, Begins Performances Off-Broadway

Cheri, Based on Colette's Classic Novella, Begins Performances Off-Broadway

Signature Theatre Center’s Cheri, based on the story of Colette's classic 1920 novella, officially begins performances off-Broadway November 19. Directed, conceived and choreographed by Martha Clarke, the opening night is set for December 8 and will play a limited engagement through December 22 at the Irene Diamond Stage.

The new production features a text by playwright Tina Howe ...

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Tickets Now Available for Martha Clarke’s New Dance Adaptation of Colette’s Cheri

Tickets Now Available for Martha Clarke’s New Dance Adaptation of Colette’s Cheri

Director and choreographer Martha Clarke will breathe new life into Colette’s 1920 novella Cheri at the Signature Theatre Center! Tickets are now available for the new production, which uses dance, theater and live music to tell the classic story. Directed, conceived and choreographed by Clarke, the new production will begin performances November 19 and play a limited engagement through ...

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Amy Irving Joins Martha Clarke’s Adaptation of Colette's Cheri at Signature Theatre

Amy Irving Joins Martha Clarke’s Adaptation of Colette's Cheri at Signature Theatre

Oscar-nominated stage vet Amy Irving has joined the cast of Signature Theatre Company’s world premiere of Cheri, a new theater piece conceived, choreographed and directed by Martha Clarke. Irving will co-star with ballet greats Herman Cornejo and Alessandra Ferri in a production set to run from November 19 through December 22 at the Pershing Square Signature Center's Irene ...

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