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Ailey to bring 'Odetta' premiere, classics for Feb. 11-15 tour stop at Fox Theatre


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has announced it will make its annual tour stop at the Fox Theatre, performing six shows (of three programs) from Feb. 11 to 15.

This year’s big premiere is “Odetta,” Matthew Rushing’s tribute to the powerful singer, songwriter, actress and activist, but as usual all performances will be capped by Ailey’s classic “Revelations.”

Shows will be at 8 p.m. Feb. 11-13, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 14 and 3 p.m. Feb. 15. Programs for each are listed under the calendar at www.alvinailey.org.

Special ticket deals include:

  • Every ticket in the house for the new Ailey Fan program on Feb. 11 is $25 (not counting ticket fees).

  • Student tickets for Feb. 12’s performance are $10 with valid student ID. (Must be purchased at the Fox box office before 5:30 p.m. on show night; limit two per ID, subject to availability).

  • Matinee tickets on Feb. 14 are buy one, get one half off, with a free post-performance Q&A with the dancers.

Available at the Fox box office (660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta), www.alvinailey.org, www.foxtheatre.org or 1-855-285-8499. Group discounts (10 or more): 404-881-2000.


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