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Lotus: Tap Stars with Joseph Webb, Baakari Wilder, Omar Edwards, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Derik Grant, Dulé Hill, and Jason Samuels Smith

Lotus: Tap Stars Reunite to Celebrate the Art Form

Saturday, October 7, 2017 7:30 PM

Ballet & Contemporary Dance JFK Centennial Celebration Terrace Theater Re-Opening

Six award-winning tap dancing artists unite for a night of performances choreographed to honor the roots of tap dance, their predecessors, and each other, all to live jazz music.

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NOTE AS OF 10/6 AT 9:00 AM: A small number of limited-view seats are currently available by calling the box office (202 467-4600) or by purchasing in person.

A dance group of six tap dancing artists, connected through their Broadway background in Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk, reunite for a night of performances choreographed to honor the roots of tap dance, their predecessors, and each other, all to live jazz music. D.C. natives Joseph Webb and Baakari Wilder join Omar Edwards, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Derick Grant, and Jason Samuels Smith in this one-night-only performance. Part of the Terrace Theater Grand Re-Opening Celebration.

Performance Timing: Approximately 70 minutes, with no intermission.

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This program is part ofJFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy, inspired by five enduring ideals often ascribed to JFK: Courage, Freedom, Justice, Service, and Gratitude.
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