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    John Jasperse Company: Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies

    Experimental choreographer John Jasperse's "Truth, Revised Histories, Wishful Thinking, and Flat Out Lies," consists of about 30 minutes of captivating choreographic material prolonged into a sluggish 80-minute work.

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    Bacchae

    A world premiere choreographed by Luca Veggetti, this engrossingly experimental work combines a bit of puppetry, slippery text, flute and electronic sounds, and gorgeous contemporary dance.

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    Charlie's Angels

    The show has nothing to do with the popular television series; the Charlie in this case is revolutionary jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker.

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    Haze

    Choreographed by Wang Yuanyuan, this ultimately unsatisfying 70-minute contemporary ballet piece is danced on a spongy mat and proves mesmerizing, beautiful, and fun for the first half-hour.

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    Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company: Program A

    Sharply attuned to the entertainment sensibilities of contemporary audiences, Wheeldon assembled a program that many young people today would be very comfortable attending.

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    Groovaloo

    The Groovaloos, a fresh-faced, 14-member Los Angeles–based troupe of expert hip-hop artists, is presenting a spiffy 85-minute show of locking, popping, free-styling, and spoken-word poetry.

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    Tulsa Ballet

    The Oklahoma company bats two out of three in this mostly marvelous dance program.

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    Mark Morris Dance Group

    An evening of exceptionally musical choreography performed by a troupe of dancers who look like your next-door neighbors, accompanied by classical-music stars.

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    In-I

    "In-I" is a tedious experiment in which two mesmerizing performing artists venture into unfamiliar expressive territories with lackluster results.

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    I Don't Have a Title Yet!

    This prosaically choreographed work by Regina Nejman is performed by four lackluster dancers and set to a forgettable hodgepodge of music interspersed with idiotic text.