Brandon Victor Dixon, currently staring as Aaron Burr in Hamilton on Broadway, visited the Chess in the Schools Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Chess Tournament yesterday to celebrate MLK Day with Chess In the Schools. The tournament was attended by hundreds of New York City public school students and chess fans. Read more at Broadway World.
Confucius, a new dance drama, ran January 5th-8th at the Lincoln Center. The Huffington Post calls the show “hypnotic” and says that, for American audiences, Confucius is “a remarkable opportunity to appreciate the splendor and singularity of Chinese dance and music”. Read the full review here.