TITLE

GRAHAM'S JOURNEY

AUTHOR(S)
Bentley, Eric
PUB. DATE
June 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;6/9/52, Vol. 126 Issue 23, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the performance "Canticle for Innocent Comedians," choreographed by Martha Graham. She does not dance in this work. It means a difference in the very conception and form. When Graham is present she is central not just, choreographically but dramatically, humanly. The Canticle shines and is transcendent only by fits and starts in the degree of each performer's individual talent. The most striking feature of modern dance is its occasional theatric audacity. Audacity is a quality that artists should treasure.
ACCESSION #
14462046

 

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