Nijinsky's Last Dance

Don't expect actor Darnea Steve Olson to try any ballet moves during Nijinsky's Last Dance, being presented by Edge Theatre. Olson plays a total of nine characters in the show, including Nijinsky at different ages, his friend Auguste Rodin, his wife, his sister and the ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev, but none of them dance. ''Nijinksky was a remarkable dancer,'' Olson tells us. ''There's no way that anyone can recapture what he did on stage. We're not trying to do that; we're looking at his relationships.'' Frequent Houston Press contributor Jim J. Tommaney directs.

8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 and 8 p.m. Sundays. Through September 20. Midtown Art Center, 3414 LaBranch. For information, call 832-894-1843. $20.
Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. Starts: Sept. 6. Continues through Sept. 20, 2013

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