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)
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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.