Spirit: A Journey in Dance, Drums and Song premieres Oct. 5 at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. Combining Broadway choreography, Native American culture and contemporary song, the program features more than 50 performers in a multi disciplined extravaganza.
Spirit was conceived by Peter Buffet in collaboration with Chief Hawk Pope. Buffet's soundtrack credits include CBS' "500 Nations," and the films "The Scarlet Letter" and "Dances with Wolves."
"Wolves" star and director Kevin Costner, who landed Best Picture and Best Director Oscars for that film in 1990, introduced the PBS special of Spirit when it debuted nationwide in March 1999. A live album (Hollywood Records) and home video (Polygram) are available for Spirit.
Produced by Back Row Productions/Peter Holmes a Court, Spirit will be at the National Theatre Oct. 5 - 10. Tickets run $25 - $65 depending on date and show time, and are available at the National Theatre Box Office at (202) 628-6161 or (800) 233-3123 or through Telecharge at (800) 447-7400.
-- By Murdoch McBride