The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
$32-27, subject to change
Buy tickets online
|Friday, February 8||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.