Alvin Ailey

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Celebrity Series of Boston

Wang Theatre
Please be advised that Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater originally scheduled for the Wang Theatre on April 30th - May 3rd has been cancelled. Refunds are available at your point of purchase. All online and phone purchases via Ticketmaster will be refunded automatically to the original credit card used, as well as any purchases with a credit card in person at the box office. Please note that there will be a delay in refunds with Ticketmaster due to the volume of refund requests they have right now across the country. At this time, our box office is closed due to the state mandate to close all non-essential businesses. We will be able to issue an in-person refund as soon as we are allowed to re-open. We appreciate your patience. 

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About the Show

One of the world’s favorite dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is beloved for their incomparable sense of joy, freedom and spirit. The incomparable connection between dancers and audience coupled with brilliant choreography make for the kind of experience that brings audiences back year after year. Under the artistic direction of Robert Battle since 2011, the company is scaling new heights. Come celebrate the majestic Ailey company!

Thursday April 30 at 8pm
Saturday May 2 at 8pm
BUSK (Aszure Barton, 2009. Company premiere 2019)
Ode (Jamar Roberts, 2019. Ailey commission)
Revelations (Alvin Ailey, 1960)

Friday May 1 at 8pm
Sunday May 3 at 3pm
The Call (Ronald K. Brown, 2018. Ailey commission)
Cry (Alvin Ailey, 1971. New production 2015)
Divining (Judith Jamison, 1984)

Saturday May 2 at 2pm
Ounce of Faith (Darrell Grand Moultrie, 2019. Ailey commission)
Fandango (Lar Lubovitch, 1990. New production 2019)
Ella (Robert Battle, 2008)



Plan Your Evening

Wang Theatre

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Wang Theatre has housed the performing arts since opening in 1925, developing from a movie “cathedral” and home to vaudeville musicals and big bands, to today’s role as an impressive venue for world-class theatre, music, Broadway, and dance.

Wang Theatre
  • 270 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02116
  • Capacity 3500
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