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<em>West Side Story Reimagined</em> Pre-Show Conversation

West Side Story Reimagined Pre-Show Conversation

Friday, January 18, 2019 5:00 PM

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As part of The Human Journey, the Kennedy Center presents a conversation examining West Side Story through the lenses of music, culture, and identity.

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PLEASE NOTE: Security screening will be in place for all panel attendees. Please allow extra time to enter. Entrance to the event is through the Hall of States Gallery only.

Pre-Show Conversation Examining West Side Story Through the Lenses of Music, Culture, and Identity
With U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Bobby Sanabria, and Mark Horowitz
Shereen Marisol Meraji, moderator
Friday, January 18, 2019—Atrium, 5 p.m.

Join us for West Side Story Reimagined, a moderated conversation with percussionist/bandleader Bobby Sanabria, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Bernstein scholar Mark Horowitz, moderated by Shereen Marisol Meraji of NPR's Code Switch, as they explore West Side Story as a classic tale of what it means to be American. The conversation will also examine how the story has evolved over 62 years through the lenses of music, culture, and identity.

This Event is Free and Open to the Public, No Tickets Required.

Bobby Sanabria and his MultiVerse Big Band pay tribute to the beloved Broadway masterpiece in West Side Story Reimagined on Friday, January 18 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Terrace Theater.