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#WTSTW: Robert Lepage @bam_brooklyn, Young Jean Lee @cakeshopnyc, Rude Mechs @dancetworkshop

#WTSTW = What To See This Weekend The Nightingale and Other Short Fables BAM Howard Gilman Opera House Mar 1, 3 & 4, 2011 at 7:30pm Mar 6, 2011 at 3pm US Premiere Presented by the Canadian Opera Company and BAM By Igor Stravinsky Conducted by Johannes Debus Directed by Robert Lepage A theatrical alchemist who combines music, movement, and song into invariably mesmerizing productions, Robert Lepage (Lipsynch, 2009 Next Wave; the Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle) returns to BAM with The Nightingale and Other Short Fables, a brilliant assemblage of works by Stravinsky (Ragtime, Pribaoutki, The Fox, and others) bound together by an inspired mix of pan-Asian puppetry, opera, acrobatics—and 20,000 gallons of water. The centerpiece of this work is Stravinsky’s ingenious take on Hans Christ...