Premiere of Miriam at Kelly Strayhorn Theater
The political and cultural environments of Nora Chipaumire's southern African girlhood serve as the inspiration for Miriam, her new work that will be performed on Friday, April 19 & Saturday, April 20 at 8 pm at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater. Chipaumire, an internationally-known choreographer/performer, has created character-driven work that is influenced by Joseph Conrad and Miriam Makeba. Omar Sosa wrote the score.Okwui Okpokwasili also performs. Miriam is co-presented by The Warhol Museum.
Created by Kelly Strayhorn Theater