The Sound of (Black) Music
The Sound of (Black) Music is a dynamic and groundbreaking production that reimagines one of America’s most beloved musical classics through an Afrofuturistic lens. The electrifying score, featuring elements of jazz, soul, funk, and hip-hop, celebrates the rich cultural heritage of black music and its impact on American popular culture.
The show stars a spirited band of leading BIPOC performers, including celebrated vocalists Brianna Thomas and Chareene Wade, and musical director Vuyo Sotashe. Co-directed by Shariffa Ali and Kamilah Long, this production reclaims the legacy of black music and its central role in shaping American culture.
The cast will also provide masterclasses and other music-related residencies for students and communities of all ages. With beautiful voices, dazzling arrangements, and a powerful message of unity and resilience, The Sound of (Black) Music is a must-see production that celebrates the power and beauty of black music in all its forms.