We Shall Overcome
A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Featuring Damien Sneed. Prepare to be moved. Inspired by the words and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., We Shall Overcome is a joyful celebration of music from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders. Interwoven with spoken word from Dr. King’s recorded speeches, the production ties together a living lineage of music and culture that includes traditional and modern gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and spirituals. From Aretha Franklin to Wynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington to Stevie Wonder, and Nina Simone to Donny Hathaway, Damien will lead his all-star ensemble in a show guaranteed to lift your spirits. An added bonus: a local choir will join the show!