Dance Performances - The Mooche

About The Mooche

Description

A musical comedy for the Ellington Bicentennial, Alvin Ailey choreographed this musical comedy also as a dedication to four great performing artists—Florence Mills, Marie Bryant, Mahalia Jackson, and Bessie Smith. Inspired by a series of Ellington’s portraits, The Mooche evokes the jazz era and the emotions behind stardom.

Performance Schedule & Tickets

There are no upcoming performances for this repertory piece.

Choreography

Music

Duke Ellington

Décor

Rouben Ter-Arutunian

Costumes

Randy Barcelo

Lighting

Chenault Spence

Technical Director

Daniel R. Bonitsky

Scenery Construction

Adirondack Scenic

Neon Sign Construction

Universal Electric Sign Inc.

First Performance

April, 1975

Run Time

21 minutes

Musical Style

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