The O'Shaughnessy Presents

The Sound of (Black) Music

Saturday, February 22
Doors: 7pm // Show: 7:30pm
$5 to $39

The Sound of (Black) Music is a dynamic and groundbreaking production that reimagines one of America’s most beloved musical classics through a joyful, Afro-futuristic lens. The electrifying score, featuring elements of jazz, soul, funk, and afro-grooves, celebrates the rich cultural heritage of Black music and its impact on American popular culture. The show stars a spirited band of leading performers, including celebrated vocalists Brianna Thomas and C. Anthony Bryant, and musical director Charenee Wade. Co-directed by Shariffa Ali and Kamilah Long, this production reclaims the legacy of black music and its central role in shaping American culture.

Originally created for the Fisher Center @ Bard’s BLACK ROOTS SUMMER in 2021, this groundbreaking production was subsequently listed among the Best New Theater of 2021 by The New York Times.

*ASL Interpretation is planned for this event. We invite you to reach out to the Ticket Office if you are planning or hoping to utilize this service. 
*Patrons who would like to control the volume of their listening experience, assistive listening devices and sensory ear plugs are available upon request at the Ticket Office. More info at: https://oshag.stkate.edu/accessibility
*Patrons can book a wheelchair accessible seat online, but we encourage you to call the Ticket Office if you have any questions during the booking process.

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