Award-winning American theater artist Kyle deCamp’s "Urban Renewal" is a meditation on perception, public policy and the significance of the buildings we live in, from a child’s rigorously unsentimental point of view.
Poets and admirers of Harvey Shapiro (1924–2013) gather to read from his work and share memories of the man who prompted Martin Luther King, Jr. to pen the monumental “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and counted E. E. Cummings, George Oppen, and Louis Zukofsky among his friends.
La Pizza con Funghi parodies 19th century Italian opera: the soprano in love with the tenor plots to poison her baritone husband. Her mezzo maid spills the beans. In the end, no one is left alive at the final curtain!
Two of the most original theatre artists in America, the long-form improvisers TJ & Dave, will also incorporate the talents of special musical guest Ike Reilly, the Chicago-based songwriter and solo performer.
Join NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Heath, Barry Harris and Jimmy Owens, three-time GRAMMY Award-winning bassist Christian McBride, Be-Bop guitarist Russell Malone and Jazz Veteran Drummer Tootie Heath for an evening of blazing melodies, and rhythmic vibes.
AOP (American Opera Projects) and The Phoenix Concerts will co-produce a concert featuring the work of composers and librettists from AOP’s C&V (Composers & the Voice) program, an annual fellowship that trains composers to write for the operatic voice. A complete list of artists will be available through The Phoenix Concerts ...