Opera in a Day

10.30am registration / The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company

4 March 2012

Free – limited availability.

Advance booking is recommended.

Join The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company on Sunday 4 March for a musical journey exploring one of William Shakespeare’s classics retold in a modern day opera. From rap to hip hop dance, poetry and performance, join a day long event fusing Shakespeare, opera and live hip hop music with dance.

Directed by award-winning hip hop artist Akala, featuring composer/pianist Paul Gladstone-Reid MBE alongside guest collaborators from the BBCSO and Boy Blue Entertainment.

Please note: this event is a day-long workshop, culminating in the opportunity for you to perform on stage in the Barbican Theatre at 6.15pm. Your participation is required for the full day of the project (11am - 7pm). Registration from 10.30am, Garden Room (Level 3).

Free – limited availability. To book, call the Barbican Box Office on 0845 120 7511.
Age 10+. Open to all levels of experience. 

Participants are asked to bring all-black outfits to wear for the performance.

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