$12/$8 for MCC tax district residents Fee includes admission and drum rental for the event.
Back by popular demand! Join The Alden for a creative (and de-stressing) Friday evening master class for families. Participants will learn the elements of Djembe Drumming from artist Kofi Dennis and then use those skills in a group drum circle.
This class is designed for those eight and up, and it is recommended that families participate together. Children under 14 must have a parent register with them.
New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players: “I’ve Got a Little Twist”
Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m. (120 minutes)
$40/$30 MCC tax district residents
A cabaret evening that demonstrates the timelessness of Gilbert and Sullivan, featuring ingeniously rewritten lyrics for G&S tunes, G&S numbers that are juxtaposed with more modern musical theatre, and, sometimes, classic Gilbert and Sullivan that is left intact and allowed to speak for itself. video
“The leading custodian of the G&S classics.” -New York Magazine
Saturday, May 11 at 1 p.m. (60 minutes)
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents
In this interactive show, everything is “all the way live” and history is revived through hip-hop lenses. World-renowned hip-hop artists collaborate on the spot to “remix” everything from the alphabet to folktales. The remix unfolds with dance, rhyme, music…and you! “So open your ears and watch with your eyes. We can turn it up… ALL THE WAY LIVE!“ video
“Paige Hernandez is the complete performer package personified. She has a lot of energy, and possesses a million dollar smile…Her rapping and rhyming skills match Harrell’s making them a winning team.”
B FLY Entertainment’s Founder, Paige Hernandez, has been commissioned by the National New Play Network, the Smithsonian’s Discovery Theatre, The Kennedy Center and the Glimmerglass Festival. She is a two-time Helen Hayes Award nominee, an Individual Artist Award-winner from the Maryland State Arts Council, a Kennedy Center “Citizen Artist Fellow” and was named one of the “Six Theatre Workers You Should Know” by American Theatre Magazine.
Saturday, June 8 at 2 p.m.
$30/$20 MCC tax district residents
John is a local legend: spectacular jazz pianist, brilliant historian, and quite funny to boot. Join us for an afternoon of Great American Songbook tunes.
"Pianist John Eaton practices a special kind of alchemy. He takes the familiar and makes it fresh, renders the old new and exciting. It's no easy trick, but Eaton is a master at it..." —The Washington Post