Jubilee at Arena Stage

When:
April 26, 2019 – June 2, 2019 all-day
2019-04-26T00:00:00-04:00
2019-06-03T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Arena Stage
1101 6th St SW
Washington, DC 20024
USA
Cost:
$76+

From acclaimed playwright and director Tazewell Thompson comes an inspirational tribute performance based on the world-famous Fisk Jubilee Singers. The renowned African American acapella group broke enormous racial barriers in the late 19th century, funding the education of newly freed slaves and performing across the globe. The performance includes popular spirituals like “Wade in the Water,” “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” and “Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen.” Various dates and times. Tickets $76-$125. Arena Stage: 1101 6th St. SW, DC; www.arenastage.org