Tango, which originated among slave populations in Argentinean slums in the 1860s and was often danced by male couples, migrated across geographical and class barriers. It ignited ballroom crazes in the 1920s, inspired popular film musicals in the '30s and '40s, and attracts millions of amateurs to classes and festivals. An intimate dance of seduction, it often rides the accordion-like sound of the bandoneón, and has spawned a musical culture at least as rich as its choreography—perhaps richer, if the two uneven shows now playing here are... More >>>