WARD 9, is a new dance play set to the music of Beethoven. Its a disturbing thriller with shades of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Supervised by a diabolical nurse and her assistants, the residents in Ward 9 - are all celebrities who each went "over the edge": Van Gogh, Bobby Fischer, Sylvia Plath, Nijinsky, Vivian Leigh, Howard Hughes, and Ludwig himself.
New York Musical Festival
A New Dance Play by Matt Williams & Gregory Victor
Music by Ludwig Van Beethoven
Choreographed by Matt Williams
Directed by Mark Robinson & Matt Williams
FESTIVAL WINNER: BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
ANNA SOSENKO ASSIST TRUST RECIPIENT
"Mesmerizes from beginning to end...A creatively unique and thoroughly entertaining musical where not a word is spoken . . . Ward 9 delightfully blurs the line between madness and genius . . . distinct, clever, and sublimely expressive."
Photos by Steve Rosen & Rebecca Bernstein