Deuce Coupe III

Deuce Coupe III
World premiere date
Premiere location place
Dayton, OH
Dance sections

I. Matrix I
Wright with Glasner, Malashock

II. Little Deuce Coupe
Rawe. Way, Washington, Uchida, Kurshals,Ferro,Whitener,Carrafa, Glasner, Malashock, Freydont and Rudner

III. Honda I
Wright with Rawe, Way, Ferro, and Rudner

IV. Devoted To You
Wright with Rawe, Way, Ferro and Rudner

V. How She Boogalooed It
Wright with Rawe, Way, Washington, Uchida, Kurshals, Ferro, Whitener, Carrafa, Glasner, Malashock and Rudner

VI. Matrix II
Washington, Uchida, Kurshals, Ferro, Carrafa, Freydont

VII. Alley Oop
Rawe, Way, Washignton, Uchida, Whitener, Carrafa, Freydont

VIII. Take A Load Off Your Feet
Rudner with Carrafa, Malashock

IX. Long Tall Texan
Glasner and Rudner

X. Papa Ooh Mau Mau
Rawe, Way, Washingotn, Uchida, Whitener, Carrafa, and Rudner

XI. Catch a Wave
Washington, Kurshals, Glasner, Malashock, Freydont

XII. Got To Know The Woman
Rudner

XIII. Matrix III
Wright

XIV. Shut Up/Go Home
Way, Ferro

XV. The Welfare Song
Washington with Rawe, Whitener, Carrafa, Malashock

XVI. Matrix IV
Uchida with Rawe, Whitener, Carrafe, Malashock

XVII. Mama Says
Uchida, Whitener

XVIII. Wouldn’t It Be Nice
Washington, Uchida, Kurshals, Colton, Whitener, Glasner, Malasock, Kellogg, Freydont

XIX. Cuddle Up
Wright with Rawe, Way, Washington, Uchida, Kurshals, Colton, Ferro, Whitener, Carrafa, Glasner, Malashock, Kellogg, Freydont, and Rudner

Dancers

Shelley Freydont, Katie Glasner, Mary Ann Kellogg, Sara Rudner, Christine Uchida, Shelley Washington, Jennifer Way, Rose Marie Wright 

John Carrafa, Richard Colton, Anthony Ferro, Raymond Kurshals, John Malashock, Tom Rawe, William Whitener

Total number of dancers
15
Runtime
00:21:20

The original Deuce Coupe was created for a cast of ballet and modern dancers and the second iteration for an all-Joffrey Ballet cast. Deuce Coupe III is a revision for Tharp’s modern dance company. This version features new duets to “Mama Says” and "Shut Up/Go Home,” but retains much of the original choreography.

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    Company dancers during a stage rehearsal. ©Twyla Tharp
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    Whitener and Uchida in performance. ©Martha Swope
Full music program

1. Cuddle Up Intro

2. Little Deuce Coupe:
Written by Brian Wilson and Roger Christian
From the Album "Little Deuce Coupe" – 1963

3. Little Honda:
Written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
From the Album “All Summer Long” – 1964

4. Devoted To You:
Written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant
From the Album “Beach Boys Party!” – 1965

5. How She Boogalooed It:
Written by Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, Al Jardine, Carl Wilson
From the Album "Wild Honey" – 1967

6. Cuddle Up Interlude

7. Alley Oop:
Written by Dallas Frazier
From the Album “Beach Boys Party!” – 1965

8. Take A Load Off Your Feet:
Written by Al Jardine, Brian Wilson and Gary Winfrey
From the Album “Surf’s Up” – 1971

9. Long Tall Texan:
Written by Henry Strezlecki
From the Album “Beach Boys in Concert” – 1964

10. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow:
Written by Carl White, Al Frazier, Sonny Harris and Turner Wilson Jr.
From the Album “Beach Boys in Concert” – 1964

11. Catch a Wave:
Written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
From the Album “Surfer Girl” – 1963

12. Get To Know The Woman:
Written by Dennis Wilson
From the Album “Sunflower” – 1970

13. Cuddle Up Interlude

14. Shut Up Go Home Interlude

15. Looking’At Tomorrow (Welfare Song):
Written by Al Jardine and Gary Winfrey
From the Album “Surf’s Up” – 1971

16. Cuddle Up Interlude

17. Mama Says:
Written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love
From the Album “Wild Honey” – 1967

18. Wouldn’t It Be Nice:
Written by Brian Wilson, Tony Asher and Mike Love
From the Album “Live in London” -1970

19. Cuddle Up:
Written by Brian Wilson and Daryl Dragon
From the Album “Carl and the Passions – “So Tough” – 1972

Music details
Music track
webmusic-deucecoupeiii.mp3
Audio sample

Shut Up Go Home Interlude
By David Horowitz

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