The Shakespearean Jazz Show is incredibly proud to announce our plans for Summer 2017!
In the beginning of June we will be performing in Massachusetts for two nights only! (June 9th at the Hopkinton Center of the Arts, and June 10th at ArtsEmerson in Boston)
Additionally, we are very excited to be a part of the New York Musical Festival this July! We will be performing our show alongside some incredibly talented new works and concerts. Our shows will take place at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan on July 21st, 22nd, and 26th. Tickets go on sale on June 15th, so keep your eyes peeled!
We have begun our fundraising for performing at NYMF 2017! Click the link for our Indiegogo Campaign below to help us achieve our goal and get some great SJS swag at the same time!
Energetic and innovative, The Shakespearean Jazz Show reinvigorates and recontextualizes Shakespearean performance. Experience how the loose, improvisatory nature of jazz music can free Shakespearean text, allowing the feeling and intent of the words to be expressed in a completely new way.
The Nine Worthies provides an unforgettable parade of Shakespearean sonnets, songs and scenes composed to original New Orleans-style jazz.
The Nine Worthies band, which name is born from Shakespeare’s "Love’s Labor’s Lost," collaborates with the ensemble, providing an unforgettable parade of Shakespearean sonnets, songs and scenes composed to original New Orleans-style jazz.
CHECK OUT WHAT OUR AUDIENCE IS SAYING:
The Shakespearean Jazz Show works with a simple formula: Shakespearean text paired with original jazz. For a closer look behind the curtain at this unlikely match, listen to Boston NPR station WBUR's interview with Director Alex Ates and Composer Patrick Greeley (below). To check out the article on WBUR's site, click here.