Performances Friday – Sunday at 8 pm Written by Marc Blizenstein, The Cradle Will Rock explores the difficulty and necessity of collective action. With musical direction by avant garde classical composer, Tucker Fuller, CCTC’s production of The Cradle Will Rock will both herald the outstanding artistry in the play’s history and contemplate its impact for New Orleans citizens today. Performances are free to the public.
Ivan Griffin, bass-baritone, presents Songs of a People: Music of the African-American Experience. With Michael Borowitz, piano, and Michael Boucree, narrator. Free to all; $20 suggested donation.
This week’s Sunday Musical Meditation features violinist Hannah Yim. Donations suggested. Free and open to the public.
Now in its second season, the Marigny Opera Ballet presents the world premiere of Orfeo, a full-length contemporary ballet choreographed by local, award-winning choreographer, Maya Taylor. The ballet presents an interpretation of the tragic Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. The original score by local composer Tucker Fuller will be performed by a chamber orchestra under the direction of Music Director, Francis Scully. Tickets to Orfeo and the opening night Patrons Party are on sale now. Season Subscriptions are available here.