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Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm EDT

Price: $47

Location:  The Wilma Theater
265 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19107
United States


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Don’t miss the World Premiere of We Shall Not Be Moved with an exclusive Q&A session with Duke alumnus and internationally acclaimed conductor Viswa Subbaraman '98 following the performance.

We Shall Not Be Moved is a collaboration between composer Daniel Bernard Roumain and librettist Marc Bamuthi Joseph. Their hip-hop opera tells the story of five North Philly teens who find refuge in an abandoned, condemned house in West Philadelphia at the exact location that served as headquarters of the MOVE organization, where a 1985 standoff with police infamously ended with a neighborhood destroyed and 11 people dead, including five children.

Combining spoken word, contemporary movement, video projection, classical, R&B and jazz singing, it is a timely exploration of past and present struggles through the eyes of its young protagonists, who must deal with the legacy of race.

Tickets are limited so register today.

 

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