Date

Jun 04 2022

TimeShow 3 PM- 5PM (ASL) & 8 PM- 10 PM

3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Unbreakable: A Musical About Queer History

A musical about queer history

The east coast premiere of the epic choral work about the untold stories of our community. The 2021-2022 season closes with a musical by composer Andrew Lippa (Broadway’s The Wild PartyThe Addams FamilyBig FishUnbreakable – a musical chronology of LGBTQ+ lives in America through the 20th century. Joining us will be celebrated vocalist Nova Y. Payton, who won a Helen Hayes Award in 2012 for her portrayal of Motormouth Mabel in Hairspray at Signature Theatre, and soprano Amy Broadbent from the United States Navy Band Sea Chanters Chorus. This stunning choral work will include soloists and the full Chorus accompanied by an orchestra. Using different music genres and told in multiple scenes, Unbreakable presents stories from American LGBTQ+ history including; Harvard’s “Secret Court” of 1920, the life of transgender activist Sylvia Rivera, The Lavender Scare, civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, the AIDS crisis, and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Jane Addams, among others.

 

The concert will be ASL interpreted at the 3PM performance.

*Please note all shows and events subject to change at any time.

Covid Policy
The health and safety of all artists, members, and patrons remains our top priority. We will abide by the health and safety policies and protocols in place at the venues that we utilize for our performances. At this time, our performance venues are requiring proof of vaccination along with matching photo ID to attend events. We are also requiring face masks to be worn at all indoor performances and events. We will continue to follow the advice from the CDC regarding singing in large groups. As such, all concerts and events are subject to change.

Location

1215 U St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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