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It was two years ago when The 7 Fingers graced the city of Boston with their impassioned masterpiece, Reversible, a show that emboldened us to delve deeper into the history of our familial predecessors, essentially unearthing the roots from which we flourish. Performed with a mélange of acrobatics, theatre, and dance, Reversible, as the Boston Globe extols, “affirms yet again that the collective virtuosity of this troupe is something to see – and, crucially, to…

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ArtsEmerson is thrilled to welcome back Boston favorites and iconic circus troupe, The 7 Fingers, with their brand new show, Passengers (SEP 25-OCT 13). In the past, the circus troupe has amazed Boston audiences with performances that incorporate exhilarating acrobatic feats and dance, along with empathetic and resonate acting. As Artistic Director of ArtsEmerson David Dower explains, “The thing that is so deeply satisfying about 7 Fingers, for me, besides the fact that they are…

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ArtsEmerson is proud to bring a variety of shows to our stages–in the past nine seasons, we have seen dance shows like Step Afrika’s The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence, multimedia performances like Cold Blood and Ada/Ava, music theater like Octavia E. Butler’s The Parable of the Sower and The Magic Flute, and of course, circus acts like The 7 Fingers’ Reversible. Next week, ArtsEmerson will welcome renowned interdisciplinary artist Raphaëlle Boitel to the Cutler…

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There is a set of rules that curators tend to follow about what gets programmed in certain seasons. Something with gravitas launches the fall, politics and death are tucked into the coldest months, comedies in the spring, and something lovely and light in the summer. Our 2016/2017 season falls right in line with these trends. For proof look no further than the intense examination of government surveillance and self-loathing in January (Our Secrets) and the…

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Transcript of Jared Bowen on WGBH Radio this AM: “This just opened last night at Emerson. It was presented by ArtsEmerson, put on at the Majestic/Cutler Theatre. This is an American premiere, so it’s pretty exciting and it’s by the Canadian Circus company Les 7 Doigt de la main, the seven fingers of the hand. “They’ve done a couple other performances at ArtsEmerson over the years. This is a really great one. It is exactly…

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