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You will receive information about performance enhancements in each show's EventMail, email sent to all ticket purchasers a few days in advance of each event.

The 2016-17 Events with Performance Enhancements are:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 8:00pm

From a makeshift studio in a Cairo laundry room to the halls of Harvard, Egyptian surgeon-turned-satirist Bassem Youssef has charted the tumultuous political path of his homeland through humor.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 8:00pm

In Aboriginal tradition, it is believed that uttering the name or viewing an image of a person no longer living will recall and disturb the spirit. Yet it is the spirit—of the people, the land, the history and the traditions—that infuses dirtsong, an unforgettable and powerful multimedia journey through Australia’s cultural heartland. 

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 8:00pm

For this Add-On performance, the Bruckner Orchester Linz dives into a fascinating mix of modern repertoire. The program begins with a suite of music from Duke Ellington’s landmark jazz symphony, and closes with a pair of Philip Glass works in celebration of the composer’s 80th birthday. 

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 8:00pm

Dance Theatre of Harlem brings a legacy of more than 40 years of creative expression to its every performance. From its creation by Arthur Mitchell in 1969 to its current tenure under Virginia Johnson, the company has grown into a multi-cultural dance organization with an extraordinary legacy of providing opportunities for creative expression and artistic excellence.

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 8:00pm

Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist and academic. His first book Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System, is the featured read in this year’s Campus Community Book Project.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 8:00pm

Jelly Roll Morton was a ragtime and stride legend, while George Gershwin worked on the borders of jazz, classical and popular song. Now a new generation of musicians, led by pianist Aaron Diehl and singer Cécile McLorin Salvant, turns the spotlight on timeless classics and little-known gems by these jazz masters. 

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the twentieth century.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

One of the great courtroom dramas of the last century, Judgment at Nuremberg became an Academy Award-winning film and a stage play that is both surprising and unsettling. This cast of unforgettable characters play out their high-stakes game against the backdrop of a looming Cold War, shifting political alliances and the shocking and vivid memories of the Holocaust and World War II.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

World War II, which in Europe began in 1939 and ended in 1945, was the single most devastating event of the twentieth century.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:00pm

Known for breaking through barriers (she was one of National Geographic’s first female photographers) and going undercover to reveal hidden societies, Cobb has captured fascinating glimpses of worlds such as Japan’s secret Geisha culture, and the cloistered lives of Saudi Arabian women.

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