Photo Flash: Harry Belafonte Visits THOKOZA at Baruch Performing Arts Center
In the middle of the performance of THOKOZA: I Sing For Freedom on Monday night, August 19, at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, the audience recognized Harry Belafonte as the cast reprised his famous calypso songs and gave him a spontaneous show stopping standing ovation. He eventually stood and acknowledged the applause with a broad smile and a grand wave. Scroll down for a photo of him with the cast!
THOKOZA: I Sing For Freedom is six women of a certain age, African and African American, with over 130 years of singing experience. THOKOZA sings acapella and unamplified, the music that they most love and that makes them feel free. Intertwined are personal stories from their rich and varied histories.
THOKOZA: I Sing for Freedom plays Mondays through December 16 at 7:00. The Baruch Performing Arts Center is at 55 Lexington Avenue. Tickets at 646-312-5073. For more information, visit Thokoza.org.