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Dance Nation Tickets

Dance Nation Tickets

New York
13 Apr 2018 - 1 Jul 2018

Dance Nation Information

Playwrights Horizons continues it 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season with the world premiere of Obie Award winner Clare Barron's new comedy Dance Nation.

Performances are staged in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they'll claw their way to the top at the Boogie Down Grand Prix in Tampa Bay. But in Clare Barron's raucous pageant of ambition and ferocity, these young dancers have more than choreography on their minds, because every plié and jeté is a step toward finding themselves, and a fight to unleash their power.

Run time


Opening date

April 13th, 2018

Closing date

July 1st, 2018


Closing Soon

Previews from

April 13th, 2018

Cast and creative

By: Clare Barron
Director: Lee Sunday Evans
Producer: Playwrights Horizons
Cast list: Purva Bedi (as Connie), Eboni Booth (as Zuzu), Camila Canó-Flaviá (as Sofia), Ellen Maddow (as Maeve), Christina Rouner (as Vanessa / The Moms), Thomas Jay Ryan (as Dance Teacher Pat), Dina Shihabi (as Amina), Lucy Taylor (as Brittany) and Ikechukwu Ufomadu (as Luke)
Design: Arnulfo Maldonado
Lighting: Barbara Samuels
Costume: Ásta Bennie Hostetter
Sound: Brandon Wolcott