Black Tuesday, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
By John Percival for The Independent
The general assumption that the capital gets the best of everything in the arts doesn't altogether hold water. Twice recently, for instance, I have seen touring dance companies perform works on the road that were omitted from their Sadler's Wells seasons but proved superior to some that were shown in London.
One of them, Paul Taylor's Black Tuesday, had only a single showing in Britain, at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Luckily this was filmed by the BBC, who had specially requested the piece, so there will be further opportunity to catch it. Do so if you can, because it is an example of the best living choreographer at the top of his form. click for more