Bobby Womack, Big Daddy Kane and UCB to Perform at SummerStage
WNYC - Culture - almost 5 years
Soul legend Bobby Womack, hip-hop artist Big Daddy Kane and improv troupe The Upright Citizens Brigade are among the artists who will be performing at this year's SummerStage.
The free outdoor performance series, now in its 27th year, will feature more than 110 shows, including 16 theater and dance premieres, at 18 city parks this summer. Other artists performing at the festival include Brand Nubian, Marley Marl, J. Holiday, Eric Benét, Alabama Shakes, Inner Circle, Hezekiah Walker, Hector "El Torito" Acosta and Joey Arias.
Among the dance groups taking the stage are Koresh Dance Company, WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company and Decadancetheatre, which will premiere a new work set to Vivaldi’s "Four Seasons" violin concertos.
This summer's program also includes a world premiere of a play about Ethiopia’s last monarch called "The Power of Trinity," a new take on the classic "Jason and the Argonauts - Tales from the Argonautica" by the Faux-Real Theatre Company, and the New Yo
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