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MMDG Repertory

Going Away Party

Premiere

April 14, 1990

Halles de Schaerbeek

Brussels Belgium

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Choreography
Mark Morris
Music
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys - "Playboy Theme"; "Yearning"; "My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You"; "Goin' Away Party"; "Baby, That Sure Would Go Good"; "Milk Cow Blues"; "Crippled Turkey"; "When You Leave Amarillo, Turn Out the Lights"
Costume Design
Christine Van Loon
Lighting Design
Michael Chybowski
Instrumentation
recorded music
Number of Dancers
7
Runtime
24 minutes

Press Quotes

"Formation-wise, there are moments of genius, such as the asymmetrical square dance that requires wicked trickeries of positioning from its seven dancers."

The Guardian

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"...thoroughly enjoyable, a little risqué and laugh-out-loud funny at times."

Critical Dance

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