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July 20, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Sunset, o639 Hours at Jacob’s Pillow
BalletX performs Matthew Neenan and Rosie Langabeer’s Sunset, o639 Hours (2014) at the Ted Shawn Theater at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, July 20-24, 2016.
This narrative evening-length work interprets the dramatic, true story of pilot Edwin Musick’s 1938 inaugural airmail flight across the Pacific. With stunning dancers and an onstage cabaret-style band, audiences will be transported by the rich sights and sounds of pre-World War II New Zealand, Samoa, and Hawaii through this beautiful and intensely personal narrative of loss, longing, and paradise.