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At its best, 'Stomp' convinces its audience that the background music of our everyday lives is worth listening to.
Jason Zinoman, New York TimesBuy Tickets
Stomp is one of New York's unique entertainment experiences. A rotating cast of eight energetic young performers create rhythms and, yes, music, with their hands and feet and all manner of noisy objects, such as hammers, garbage can lids, buckets, and so on.
Their technical skill is truly awesome: this perfectly synchronized ballet of juggled sticks, drums, and what-have-you is indeed thrilling to witness.
Music, Dance, Theatre, Choreography or Performance Art? All of the above! Or is it none of the above. Well, both are sort of right... In a way. Confused? read on...
STOMP is a movement, of bodies, objects, sounds - even abstract ideas. But what makes it so appealing is that the cast uses everyday objects, but in non-traditional ways.
There's no speech, no dialogue, not even a plot.
So why go see STOMP? Well, have you ever composed a symphony using only matchbooks as instruments? Or created a dance routine based around sweeping? You may have done this a little, but get a group of rhythmically gifted, extremely coordinated bodies with definitive personalities, and you have the makings for STOMP.
Previews from: 18 February 1994
Opening night: 27 February 1994
This show is suitable for all ages. Children under the age of 4 will not be admitted to the Orpheum Theater.
One hour 30 minutes with no intermission
2 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)
Simply Excellent!! This show is worth double the ticket price...I will be b... more
When I bought my first set of drumsticks in 4th grade little did I know tha... more
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