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I, Too, Sing America

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

$20 – $45

GraceArts members receive discounts on tickets for I, Too, Sing America. Join today!

I, Too, Sing America is a theatrical concert celebrating works of poets of color, featuring Langston Hughes, Frances Chung, Vince Gotera, and more set to original music and choreography.

Originally produced by San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SFBATCO) in 2018, I, Too, Sing America was named Theatre Bay Area’s Outstanding Musical of 2019, also awarded Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Choreography. I, Too, Sing America is a soulful symphony that celebrates the diversity of BIPOC American life through music, dance, and the poetry of great authors. Listen to the I, Too, Sing America original cast album.

“So sincerely and thoughtfully envisioned … the jolt of positive energy we need.”
Lily Janiak, SF Chronicle (2022)

Creative Team

Co-creation, concept, and music by Othello Jefferson
Directed by Rodney Earl Jackson Jr.
Choreography direction by Christine Chung
Co-creation and original direction by Jamie Yuen-Shore

Tickets

Premium $45
General $30
Student $20

Performances

Thursday, June 13, 7:30 pm
Friday, June 14, 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 1 pm
Saturday, June 15, 7:30 pm

Event Details

The cathedral will open for seating 30 minutes before the performance start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage. Masks are encouraged but not required inside the cathedral.

About SFBATCO

SFBATCO engages artists and audiences through live theatre productions, creative development, and community service initiatives that resonate with SF Bay Area perspectives. The organization provides a platform for People of the Global Majority, and inspires both new audiences and theatre innovators. SFBATCO envisions a San Francisco Bay Area where the participation in live theatre is essential, accessible, and exhilarating; where artists are valued for their creativity as well as their role in sparking societal change; and where a multitude of cultural experiences are equitably represented.

Give to Grace

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give (choose Music in the Fund Designation) or make an additional gift with your ticket purchase. Thank you for your support.

Experience the Exceptional: Become a GraceArts Member

GraceArts connects a wider community of people through art and cultural events held in our awe-inspiring space. If you have a passion for the arts, become a GraceArts member and enjoy discounts and benefits while supporting our cathedral. Sign up today to be part of GraceArts!

 

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Series:
Cost:
$20 – $45
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
415-749-6300

GraceArts members receive discounts on tickets for I, Too, Sing America. Join today!

I, Too, Sing America is a theatrical concert celebrating works of poets of color, featuring Langston Hughes, Frances Chung, Vince Gotera, and more set to original music and choreography.

Originally produced by San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SFBATCO) in 2018, I, Too, Sing America was named Theatre Bay Area’s Outstanding Musical of 2019, also awarded Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Choreography. I, Too, Sing America is a soulful symphony that celebrates the diversity of BIPOC American life through music, dance, and the poetry of great authors. Listen to the I, Too, Sing America original cast album.

“So sincerely and thoughtfully envisioned … the jolt of positive energy we need.”
Lily Janiak, SF Chronicle (2022)

Creative Team

Co-creation, concept, and music by Othello Jefferson
Directed by Rodney Earl Jackson Jr.
Choreography direction by Christine Chung
Co-creation and original direction by Jamie Yuen-Shore

Tickets

Premium $45
General $30
Student $20

Performances

Thursday, June 13, 7:30 pm
Friday, June 14, 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 1 pm
Saturday, June 15, 7:30 pm

Event Details

The cathedral will open for seating 30 minutes before the performance start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage. Masks are encouraged but not required inside the cathedral.

About SFBATCO

SFBATCO engages artists and audiences through live theatre productions, creative development, and community service initiatives that resonate with SF Bay Area perspectives. The organization provides a platform for People of the Global Majority, and inspires both new audiences and theatre innovators. SFBATCO envisions a San Francisco Bay Area where the participation in live theatre is essential, accessible, and exhilarating; where artists are valued for their creativity as well as their role in sparking societal change; and where a multitude of cultural experiences are equitably represented.

Give to Grace

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give (choose Music in the Fund Designation) or make an additional gift with your ticket purchase. Thank you for your support.

Experience the Exceptional: Become a GraceArts Member

GraceArts connects a wider community of people through art and cultural events held in our awe-inspiring space. If you have a passion for the arts, become a GraceArts member and enjoy discounts and benefits while supporting our cathedral. Sign up today to be part of GraceArts!

 

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Series:
Cost:
$20 – $45
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Grace Cathedral
1100 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
415-749-6300

I, Too, Sing America

GraceArts members receive discounts on tickets for I, Too, Sing America. Join today!

I, Too, Sing America is a theatrical concert celebrating works of poets of color, featuring Langston Hughes, Frances Chung, Vince Gotera, and more set to original music and choreography.

Originally produced by San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SFBATCO) in 2018, I, Too, Sing America was named Theatre Bay Area’s Outstanding Musical of 2019, also awarded Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Choreography. I, Too, Sing America is a soulful symphony that celebrates the diversity of BIPOC American life through music, dance, and the poetry of great authors. Listen to the I, Too, Sing America original cast album.

“So sincerely and thoughtfully envisioned … the jolt of positive energy we need.”
Lily Janiak, SF Chronicle (2022)

Creative Team

Co-creation, concept, and music by Othello Jefferson
Directed by Rodney Earl Jackson Jr.
Choreography direction by Christine Chung
Co-creation and original direction by Jamie Yuen-Shore

Tickets

Premium $45
General $30
Student $20

Performances

Thursday, June 13, 7:30 pm
Friday, June 14, 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 1 pm
Saturday, June 15, 7:30 pm

Event Details

The cathedral will open for seating 30 minutes before the performance start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage. Masks are encouraged but not required inside the cathedral.

About SFBATCO

SFBATCO engages artists and audiences through live theatre productions, creative development, and community service initiatives that resonate with SF Bay Area perspectives. The organization provides a platform for People of the Global Majority, and inspires both new audiences and theatre innovators. SFBATCO envisions a San Francisco Bay Area where the participation in live theatre is essential, accessible, and exhilarating; where artists are valued for their creativity as well as their role in sparking societal change; and where a multitude of cultural experiences are equitably represented.

Give to Grace

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give (choose Music in the Fund Designation) or make an additional gift with your ticket purchase. Thank you for your support.

Experience the Exceptional: Become a GraceArts Member

GraceArts connects a wider community of people through art and cultural events held in our awe-inspiring space. If you have a passion for the arts, become a GraceArts member and enjoy discounts and benefits while supporting our cathedral. Sign up today to be part of GraceArts!

 

Saturday

June 15, 2024 $20 – $45
7:30PM - 8:45PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

GraceArts members receive discounts on tickets for I, Too, Sing America. Join today!

I, Too, Sing America is a theatrical concert celebrating works of poets of color, featuring Langston Hughes, Frances Chung, Vince Gotera, and more set to original music and choreography.

Originally produced by San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SFBATCO) in 2018, I, Too, Sing America was named Theatre Bay Area’s Outstanding Musical of 2019, also awarded Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Choreography. I, Too, Sing America is a soulful symphony that celebrates the diversity of BIPOC American life through music, dance, and the poetry of great authors. Listen to the I, Too, Sing America original cast album.

“So sincerely and thoughtfully envisioned … the jolt of positive energy we need.”
Lily Janiak, SF Chronicle (2022)

Creative Team

Co-creation, concept, and music by Othello Jefferson
Directed by Rodney Earl Jackson Jr.
Choreography direction by Christine Chung
Co-creation and original direction by Jamie Yuen-Shore

Tickets

Premium $45
General $30
Student $20

Performances

Thursday, June 13, 7:30 pm
Friday, June 14, 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 1 pm
Saturday, June 15, 7:30 pm

Event Details

The cathedral will open for seating 30 minutes before the performance start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage. Masks are encouraged but not required inside the cathedral.

About SFBATCO

SFBATCO engages artists and audiences through live theatre productions, creative development, and community service initiatives that resonate with SF Bay Area perspectives. The organization provides a platform for People of the Global Majority, and inspires both new audiences and theatre innovators. SFBATCO envisions a San Francisco Bay Area where the participation in live theatre is essential, accessible, and exhilarating; where artists are valued for their creativity as well as their role in sparking societal change; and where a multitude of cultural experiences are equitably represented.

Give to Grace

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give (choose Music in the Fund Designation) or make an additional gift with your ticket purchase. Thank you for your support.

Experience the Exceptional: Become a GraceArts Member

GraceArts connects a wider community of people through art and cultural events held in our awe-inspiring space. If you have a passion for the arts, become a GraceArts member and enjoy discounts and benefits while supporting our cathedral. Sign up today to be part of GraceArts!

 

Saturday

June 15, 2024 $20 – $45
7:30PM - 8:45PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

Saturday

June 15, 2024 $20 – $45
7:30PM - 8:45PM
Grace Cathedral
Register Today

GraceArts members receive discounts on tickets for I, Too, Sing America. Join today!

I, Too, Sing America is a theatrical concert celebrating works of poets of color, featuring Langston Hughes, Frances Chung, Vince Gotera, and more set to original music and choreography.

Originally produced by San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SFBATCO) in 2018, I, Too, Sing America was named Theatre Bay Area’s Outstanding Musical of 2019, also awarded Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Choreography. I, Too, Sing America is a soulful symphony that celebrates the diversity of BIPOC American life through music, dance, and the poetry of great authors. Listen to the I, Too, Sing America original cast album.

“So sincerely and thoughtfully envisioned … the jolt of positive energy we need.”
Lily Janiak, SF Chronicle (2022)

Creative Team

Co-creation, concept, and music by Othello Jefferson
Directed by Rodney Earl Jackson Jr.
Choreography direction by Christine Chung
Co-creation and original direction by Jamie Yuen-Shore

Tickets

Premium $45
General $30
Student $20

Performances

Thursday, June 13, 7:30 pm
Friday, June 14, 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 15, 1 pm
Saturday, June 15, 7:30 pm

Event Details

The cathedral will open for seating 30 minutes before the performance start time. The entrance to the cathedral is at the top of the Great Steps. The accessible entrance is via the glass doors on Taylor Street or from the cathedral garage. Masks are encouraged but not required inside the cathedral.

About SFBATCO

SFBATCO engages artists and audiences through live theatre productions, creative development, and community service initiatives that resonate with SF Bay Area perspectives. The organization provides a platform for People of the Global Majority, and inspires both new audiences and theatre innovators. SFBATCO envisions a San Francisco Bay Area where the participation in live theatre is essential, accessible, and exhilarating; where artists are valued for their creativity as well as their role in sparking societal change; and where a multitude of cultural experiences are equitably represented.

Give to Grace

You can help us bring the arts to life at Grace with a gift today. Click HERE to give (choose Music in the Fund Designation) or make an additional gift with your ticket purchase. Thank you for your support.

Experience the Exceptional: Become a GraceArts Member

GraceArts connects a wider community of people through art and cultural events held in our awe-inspiring space. If you have a passion for the arts, become a GraceArts member and enjoy discounts and benefits while supporting our cathedral. Sign up today to be part of GraceArts!