Dance in America: The Wrecker's Ball---Three Dances by Paul Taylor
The Paul Taylor Dance Company performs three pieces: In "Company B," the dancers groove to 1940s hits; "Funny Papers" reprises 1950s songs; and Harry Nilsson numbers reflect the 1960s in "Field of Grass." The setting for the dances is a theater on the verge of demolition.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)