Grammy-winning La Santa Cecilia exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock, and world music. The band is known for drawing inspiration from all over the world, utilizing pan-American rhythms including cumbia, bossa-nova, rumba, bolero, tango, jazz, and klezmer music.
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Two-time Grammy-winning icon Taj Mahal's music embraces the raw energy and gumption of early jazz, the grooves of rhythm and blues, the church-derived cadences of soul music, and the rhythms of West Africa — via New Orleans and the Caribbean. Joining him will be Sona Jobarteh, virtuosa of griot kora - a West African tradition of poetry and music. A remarkably unique singer and composer, she blends griot sounds with blues and pop to create a style that is uniquely her own.
Lauded American singer-songwriter Judy Collins has an illustrious career spanning seven decades. An Academy Award-nominated documentary director and a Grammy Award-winning recording artist, she is known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records, which has included folk music, country, show tunes, pop music, rock & roll, and standards.
Join Bernadette Peters, critically acclaimed star of Broadway, film, television, and recordings, for a magical and inspiring evening of songs from the great music masters. The three-time Tony Award recipient comes to The Luckman accompanied by a symphony orchestra to perform selections from the Broadway shows she’s received accolades for, as well as from all her Grammy Award-winning and nominated albums.
Considered the best new voice in contemporary flamenco, María José Llergo dazzles audiences by taking the unexplored paths of the Spanish tradition with an electric sound that is simultaneously authentic, modern, and original. Her bold avant-garde style and stunning voice have garnered her a Latin Grammy nomination, as well as a Goya Award, and the first-ever Paco Martin Award for rising talent in world music.
A finalist in the 2023 John Lion New Plays Festival, this play was selected for a full production in our 2023-24 season.
Written by Kaitlyn Avila (MFA in TVFT/Writing Option, '25)