Howard University Theatre Department
U.G.L.Y., a new musical by Darius Smith, redefines what it means to come of age. It explores the lives of young people in Beulah, Alabama, as they journey from middle school to high school with a score of neo-soul meets R&B meets jazz and traditional musical comedy for further texture and depth. Part of the 9th Annual Page-to-Stage.
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SOLE Defined presents a power-packed show that creates an exciting twist on percussive dance with its dynamic and rhythmic performance, fusing tap dance and body percussion. In this new performance, Soleful Soundz, electrifying performers from area companies celebrate the rich history of percussive dance in Washington, D.C.
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On the late President Kennedy’s 99th birthday, performances from artists across genres culminate with luminaries and young artists unveiling a special installation created by the Kennedy Center for the centennial celebration of its namesake. For full details on the special evening, visit the event page.
Leah Glenn Dance Theatre
Leah Glenn Dance Theatre (LGDT) seeks to cultivate a greater understanding of the world through thought-provoking dance works that entertain, inspire, and challenge. This eclectic collection of choreography will feature performances by guest artists Parisa Khobdeh (courtesy of the Paul Taylor Dance Company) and Jamal Story, as well as LGDT members.
| Leah Glen Dance Theatre |
A showcase of the 2016 VSA International Young Soloists Competition winners recognizing outstanding musicians with disabilities, aged 14–25, from around the world. The concert features: Gabrielle Barker (KY), soprano; Stuart Carlson (MI), violin; Andrew Nguyen (CA), piano; Abigel Szilagyi (CA), violin; and Roi Aldric Trawon (Philippines), violin.
| VSA International Young Soloists |
This Celtic rock band from Ireland consists of the four Diver sisters who play their own melodic pop as well as traditional songs. Their blend of Irish roots with American influences has garnered them an Irish Music Award for Top Celtic Rock band.
| Screaming Orphans |