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Baryshnikov Dance Foundation production of Rezo Gabriadze’s Forbidden Christmas or The Doctor and The Patient (Baryshnikov Dance Foundation production of Rezo Gabriadze’s Forbidden Christmas or The Doctor and The Patient)

Baryshnikov Dance Fdn: Rezo Gabriadze's Forbidden Christmas

A doctor and his mentally ill patient spend Christmas Eve in a small Georgian town in this synthesis of drama, movement, film, and art.

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Featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jon DeVries, Luis Perez, Pilar Witherspoon, and Yvonne Woods

In a small 1950s Soviet Georgian town where Christmas has been outlawed, a doctor and his mentally ill patient embark upon a perilous and emotional journey one stormy Christmas Eve. Addressing matters of loss, madness, self-discovery, and love, this stylish production weaves together dialogue, movement, puppetry, cinema, music, and art. Last seen at the Kennedy Center in 2000 with his powerful and moving The Battle of Stalingrad, Gabriadze’s work is rarely presented in the United States. Don’t miss this evocative new theatrical production created by and for some of today’s most inventive artists.

Forbidden Christmas or The Doctor and the Patient is sponsored by Movado.
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is supported through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.

PLEASE NOTE: Luis Perez replaces Gregory Mitchell, who has had to withdraw from remaining performances for medical reasons.
All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

Group of 20 or more? Group Sales offers special terms and discounts for most performances.

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