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Harlem Stage: Jason 'Timbuktu' Diakité's A DROP OF MIDNIGHT March 30 to April 4 2020

From a media release:

Harlem Stage:
Jason 'Timbuktu' Diakité's
A DROP OF MIDNIGHT
March 30 to April 4, 2020

UPDATE:
A Drop Of Midnight will now Premier October 13 with performances through October 18. Tickets purchased for the March/April dates will be honored in October. This is being done for the safety of our audience, our staff and the artists. 

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Harlem Stage WaterWorks commissioned artist, Jason ‘Timbuktu’ Diakité, is one of Sweden’s biggest hip hop artists and a best-selling author, and the result is A Drop Of Midnight.

Through storytelling and live music, Diakité brings his biography, A Drop of Midnight, to life at Harlem Stage. Born of American parents with roots in Harlem, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania, this first-generation Swedish artist takes us on a journey that explores racism, bigotry, migration, identity, ancestry, and family, through an unflinching narrative that dares to ask the questions: Where do I belong? Who are my people?  Does my skin define me?  What does blood memory, legacy, and ancestry mean to an African-American family that left Harlem for Sweden?

A Drop of Midnight takes us on a journey from the deep south and slave plantations by way of Harlem to a small Swedish town.

Directed by Farnaz Arbabi, production dramaturgy by Jonathan McCrory, composed by Erik Hjärpe, and accompanied by a live band, The RakiemWalker Project.

WATERWORKS
JASON ‘TIMBUKTU’ DIAKITÉ'S
A DROP OF MIDNIGHT
MARCH 30–APRIL 4, 2020
Support for this  project is provided by  The Swedish Embassy
Additional support is provided by the Swedish Arts Council
Tickets: $25/$35
Harlem Stage | 150 Convent Avenue | New York, NY 10031 | 212.281.9240

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