Set in 1890's Paris, in and around Montmartre's famed nightclub in the Moulin Rouge, Belle Époque is a collage of hallucinogenic, absinthe-infused scenes reflecting the experiences of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Performed to music by Satie, Debussy and Fauré, as well as popular music-hall songs of the day, this new work combines dance, music and text to paint an impressionistic theatrical portrait of the world of the great artist and the legendary music hall and its denizens - the colorful performers and artists who inspired his work.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Includes music from the Belle Époque era, some of which will be sung in French.
Vivienne Benesch, Rob Besserer, Joyce Castle, Tomé Cousin, Honora Fergusson, Nina Goldman, Ruth Maleczech, Gabrielle Malone, Mark Povinelli, Michael Stuhlbarg, Paola Styron, Rebecca Wender, Robert Wesinger
Author: Martha Clarke and Charles L. Mee
Director/Choreographer: Martha Clarke
Producer: Lincoln Center Theater
Press Agent: Philip Rinaldi