Photo by Lawrence Sumulong

Presented in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

This performance features a reading of Glenda Armand's book Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth and a dance piece with live music that asks audience members to contemplate the significance of Juneteenth and what it means to be “free.”

Artistic Direction and concept: Davalois Fearon
Dancers: Davalois Fearon, Tess Montoya, Jalisa Wallerson, Julieta Rodriguez-Cruz
Clarinet and Saxophone: Mike McGinnis
Drums: Adriel Vincent-Brown

Lincoln Center celebrates summer in New York City as our free Storytime series returns to The Garden at Damrosch Park—and this year due to popular demand, we have scheduled a second event every Wednesday! Curated by The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, this storytime event presents a children's book reading with live dance incorporated to keep kids of all ages enraptured and engaged!

Run time: approximately 45 minutes

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Guest Experience at 212-875-5456 or [email protected].

 

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