2012 Recipients of the VSA Playwright Discovery Award of the Kennedy Center
Middle and high school students express their world view and examine how disability affects their life as well as the lives of others. The evening features concert readings of excerpts from Mr. Pan & Neverland by Samantha Brown (Brooklyn, New York); To the Beat of a Funeral March by Catherine Caffera (Fairport, New York); Life is Jazz by Bradley Hildebrandt (Elkhorn, Nebraska); and Dominoes by Christian Mincks (Colonial Heights, Virginia). Part of the 11th Annual Page-to-Stage festival.
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University of Maryland School of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies presents: Musical Theater Workshop
Students from the University of Maryland present a contemporary Broadway Cabaret. Created by the students themselves, under the direction of Scot Reese with musical direction by Doug Lawler, this musical theater showcase features songs and duets from the modern musical stage.
| University of Maryland Musical Theatre Program |
James A. Johnson Young Artist Series: The Yale Whiffenpoofs come to the Millennium Stage for an evening of a cappella music. Founded in 1909, the ‘Whiffs” began as a quartet of Yale seniors. Today, the group has become one of Yale’s most celebrated traditions and is the world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group. This performance is part of the James A. Johnson Young Artist Series, made possible by Target.
| Yale Whiffenpoofs |
School Without Walls
School Without Walls, a Kennedy Center D.C. Partnership Initiative School, presents a musical evening featuring their eight-piece Stage Band and Concert Choir. The band will present a variety of contemporary popular music from the 1950s to the present day, while the choir, comprised of 25 students, will perform standard concert music. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to two tickets per person.
| School Without Walls Stage Band | School Without Walls Senior High School Concert Choir |