Tonight in Harlem: A free live Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones in Marcus Garvey Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater.
Based on New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow’s memoir about his troubled childhood in rural Louisiana, this "opera in jazz" is the first work by a Black composer to be presented at the cultural institution.
The performance starts at 6:30pm, but the amphitheater opens to the public at 4pm. First come, first served—no tickets needed. (Though you must show proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 PCR test administered within 72 hours prior to entry.)
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