APOCRYPHA Presents Jehan's GODDESSDANCE www.goddessdance.org An ecstatic celebration of the divine mystery of life featuring a cast of 25 performers, with sacred bellydancers, singers, musicians, and drummers from around the world with BALLET MYSTERE featuring Vocalist ALICE RIDLEY Theatre 3 311 West 43rd Street (between Eighth & Ninth Avenues), 3rd Floor (212) 868-4444 or www.smarttix.com July 11 - August 16 Monday @ 8 PM; Friday @ 7:30 and 9:30 PM; Saturday @ 3 PM and 8 PM Jehan's GODDESSDANCE is a mesmerizing celebration of the female body and of life itself. Bellydancing, one of the oldest recorded dances, is featured because it transcends its Middle Eastern origin to bring delight to Westerners. In swirls of colors and costumes of silk and sequins, undulating bodies perform dances of rituals, folklore, birth, death, and worship to ancient music updated with saucy rhythms and sassy lyrics and chants. Bellydancers are accompanied by singers, musicians, and drummers from around the world. Throw in a few veils, swords, and snakes, and GODDESSDANCE becomes magical, mystical, and mind-blowing! It's a fantasy history lesson that you won't want to miss and you won't easily forget. Put this one on your list, and go early. You just might want to see it more than once.
- Laurie Lawson -
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