Santa Fe Institute
The Lannan Foundation
Live music and dance are powerfully combined in this poetic retelling of company founder Nai-Ni Chen’s experience as a Taiwanese immigrant coming to New York. The blending of Eastern and Western influences in Chen’s choreography is accented with contemporary classical music performed on stage by the remarkable Ahn Trio.
Tig Notaro is a groundbreaking stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director originally from Mississippi. Hailed for her effortless storytelling and fearless stage presence, her subject matter ranges from the delightfully absurd to the monumentally serious. Rolling Stone recently named Tig “one of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time.”
Hansard: Noun. The official report of all parliamentary debates. See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.
The Lensic and The Santa Fe Opera
Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti.
The Santa Fe Symphony
Santa Fe’s Thanksgiving weekend tradition, Circus Luminous returns with a corps of acrobats, aerialists, dancers, and musicians. A socially conscious circus extravaganza filled with daring feats of balance and athleticism, poignant humor, and visual delights!