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The Transfiguration Of Benjamin Banneker (1/23/20)
Directed by Theodora Skipitares
Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00PM

The Ellen Stewart Theatre @ La MaMa
66 East 4th Street
(between Bowery & Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10003
The Ellen Stewart Theatre is located on the south side of East 4th Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue.
Transportation: F Train to Second Ave; R Trains to 8th Street; 6 Train to Astor Place


Directed by Theodora Skipitares
Music by The Soul Tigers Marching Band

The Transfiguration of Benjamin Banneker is a multi-disciplinary spectacle with a marching band, flag dances, 12 ft puppets, shadow puppetry and moving projection screens. The band is an award-winning group, the Soul Tigers, young men and women who attend Benjamin Banneker High School, in Fort Greene, Brookyn. This event celebrates the life of Benjamin Banneker, a free black man living in Maryland from 1731 to 1806, who taught himself mathematics and astronomy and made important scientific discoveries In addition to Banneker's life, students from the high school contribute personal material to the performance and will participate alongside professional performers.


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