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Arts and Entertainment Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 8 years ago

TWIS Talks RIAF: Breaking News — Baryshnikov to Dance in Mark Morris' Newest Work at RIAF 2012

by: Jessi Smith

The tickets for the east coast premiere of Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG)’s newest work, A Wooden Tree, at the Ringling International Arts Festival are already selling fast — but breaking news may just push those ticket sales into a frenzy.

Today, RIAF artistic director, Mikhail Baryshnikov, announced his return to the Mertz Theatre stage for the second time in festival history, where he will join the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) in the east coast debut of their newest work, A Wooden Tree. Baryshnikov last appeared on stage at the 2010 festival when he performed in a series of alternating solos with David Neumann.

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