We Shall Overcome – A Celebration of Dr. Martin …

Presented by The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

345 Washington Street

$32-27, subject to change

Call 651-224-4222
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Past performances

Friday, February 8 7:30 pm
  • Post-show discussion
  • Pre-show discussion
Cabaret/variety Storytelling

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.