Friday, February 8
We Shall Overcome – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Featuring Damien Sneed
February 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., producer and musical director Damien Sneed’s We Shall Overcome showcases repertoire from across the African-American music traditions with interwoven spoken word from Dr. King’s recorded speeches. This production ties together a living lineage of music and culture that includes traditional gospel, modern gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and
spirituals, from Aretha Franklin to Wynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington to Stevie Wonder.
Ordway Pre-Show Extra
Friday, February 8, 2019
6:30PM | Target Atrium
Join us one hour before the show for the Ordway Extra to learn about the evening’s performance genre(s) and topics through lecture, dialogue, or demonstration of an art form during this 30-minute pre-show event. The speakers are primarily Twin Cities-based and have expertise on the evening’s topics, connecting the performance to the local art scene.
Post-show | Target Atrium
Stick around following the performance for a post-show mingle in the Target Atrium with the artists, including cash bar!