Marc Bamuthi Joseph & Daniel Bernard Roumain: Blackbird, Fly

February 12, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Gorecki Family Theater, CSB

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Steeped in a hip-hop aesthetic, Blackbird, Fly is a riveting and celebratory new work that explores some of the biggest questions of our time.

This intimate collaboration between composer DBR and spoken-word poet Marc Bamuthi Joseph, both sons of Haitian immigrants, unveils their life stories in search of their identity and role models and delves into universal themes of immigration, tolerance and inclusion. This introspective, uplifting piece beautifully weaves movement, music and spoken word into a richly layered multi-sensory evening.

Blackbird, Fly is sponsored, in part, by El-Jay Plumbing & Heating
Blackbird, Fly is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Crane Group and General Mills Foundation.