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December 3–11, 2021    The Edge Theater

Presented by International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago and Tango 21 Dance Theater

 

Created by Jorge Niedas & Liz Sung

Written and directed by Liz Sung

Choreographed by Jorge Niedas

Photography, video, and/or audio recording of this performance is strictly prohibited. Please turn off your phones and share this moment with us. There will be no intermission. Please keep face masks on at all times while inside the theater. 

Prelude: The Sneeze

 

Quarantine Tango

Quarantine Tango..................Ann Cusack, Trent Oldham, Bob Solone

Composed by Ann Cusack, lyrics by Liz Sung

 

Welcome to Virtual Tango

Qué le importa al mundo!.............................................T21DT Ensemble

Music: Orchestra Francisco canaro with Roberto Maida (1936)

 

The Milonga is Cancelled

Por mi cuenta..........................................Ann Cusack & Rion Klawinski

Composed by Ann Cusack

Dancers: Jorge Niedas & Liz Sung

 

The Suitcase in the Hallway

Animation by Hillary Leben

 

Bomboncito

Young Jorge played by Viktor Bogdanov

Bomboncito........................................................Jorge Niedas & Liz Sung

Music: Orchestra Fulvio Salamanca with Armando Guerrico, 1958

 

Letters & Phone Calls

 

Another Trip to the Wanted Ads

Boulevard of Broken Dreams.....................Trent Oldham & Bob Solone

Composed by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin

 

Isolation Tango

Primavera porteña..........................................................T21DT Ensemble

Music: Color Tango (2003)

 

Broken

Tu misterio.......................................................................T21DT Ensemble

Music: Gotan Project (2010)

 

I’m Leaving the House for the First Time in Months

Balada para un loco.....................................................................The Cast

Composed by Astor Piazzolla, lyrics by Horacio Ferrer

Additional lyrics by Liz Sung

Tango 21 Dance Theater Ensemble: Pablo Acosta, Victoria Caputo, Arturo Diaz, Rion Klawinski, Dawn Krajcik, Kate Migon, Ben Medina, Lloyd Natof, Jorge Niedas, Liz Sung.

 

Musicians: Ann Cusack (bandoneon), Rion Klawinski (bandoneon), Ben Medina (Violin), Trent Oldham (vocals), Bob Solone (piano)

Lighting Design & Stage Manager: Junella Carla Gabriel

Projections Design: Stephan Mazurek & Liz Sung

Projections Board Operator/Programmer: Hillary Leben

Scenic: Lloyd Natof  

Costumes: Liz Sung

Props: Arturo Diaz

Prop Bandoneons by E Armea & Lisa Kwon

Graphic Designer: Arturo Diaz & Liz Sung

 

Videos produced by Liz Sung Productions

Music for Welcome to Virtual Tango and Broken by Lisa Kwon

The Suitcase animated by Hillary Leben

Tango 21 Dance Theater

Jorge Niedas, Artistic Director

Liz Sung, Managing Director

SPECIAL THANKS: Dinah D’Antoni, Kris Nelson,

Galina Obushinskaya, St. Nicholas School of the Arts, Pepe Vargas

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