Sweet Honey in the Rock® Performs Black History Month Concert at The Alden in McLean
As part of its celebration of Black History Month, The Alden at the McLean Community Center (MCC) presents GRAMMY-nominated a cappella ensemble, Sweet Honey in the Rock® for a single performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. This concert is the first stop on the group’s three-year, 50th anniversary celebration tour. Tickets are $45 for the general public, $30 for MCC tax district residents and $35 for students and seniors. The Alden is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Va. 22101.
Founded in Washington, D.C. in 1973 by Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon as part of the D.C. Black Repertory Theater Company with Carol Maillard, Louise Robinson and Mie, Sweet Honey in the Rock® has evolved into an international ambassador of a cappella music and a musical missionary of equality, empowerment and education, peace, love, solidarity and nondenominational spirituality.
Sweet Honey in the Rock® is a performance ensemble rooted in African American history and culture. The ensemble educates, entertains and empowers its audience and community through the dynamic vehicles of a cappella singing and American Sign Language interpretation for the Deaf and hard of hearing. The group’s audiences and community come from diverse backgrounds and cultures throughout the United States and around the world, and includes people of all ages, economic, educational and social backgrounds, political persuasions, religious affiliations, sexual preferences and the have differing abilities.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: aldentheatre.org or call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711.
About The Alden
Built in 1975, the 383-seat Robert Ames Alden Theatre, “The Alden,” is a cultural resource for the citizens of McLean and the Washington Metropolitan area that presents a full professional season of interdisciplinary and high-quality performances, lectures and educational programs for audiences of all ages.
Financial Assistance Available. The Alden firmly believes that the arts are for everyone. If you’re a resident of the MCC tax district (Dranesville Small District 1A) and would benefit from financial assistance in purchasing tickets, please email Patron Services Manager Evelyn Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how to access free and reduced-price tickets to Alden-presented events.
ADA Accommodations. The Alden is ADA-compliant and will make arrangements for accommodations. For ADA accommodations, contact Patron Services Manager Evelyn Hill at email@example.com or call 571-296-8385. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit: www.aldentheatre.org.
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The Robert Ames Alden Theatre is a cultural resource for the citizens of McLean that presents high-quality performances, lectures and educational programs for audiences of all ages. The Alden Theatre is ADA-compliant and will make arrangements for accommodations. To request this information in an alternate format, call 711.