Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island

Part party, part performance art, part vaudeville, part variety show, The Big Mix was held across three holidays, June 16-July 3.

On July 3, The Big Mix - Independence Day was held at Little Island, featuring Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and many more.

Part party, part performance art, part vaudeville, part variety show, The Big Mix was held across three holidays, June 16-July 3.

Conceived and directed by Little Island Artist-in-Residence Tina Landau, each week of The Big Mix featured a triple-threat ensemble including Marla Louissaint, Zach McNally, Ianne Fields Stewart, and Allan K. Washington, plus our house band led by Musical Director Kimberly Grigsby.

The Big Mix -Independence Day was hosted by Tony Award winner Faith Prince with performances fromTy Defoe, Tony and Grammy Award nominee Judy Kuhn, and special acts including FogoAzul NYC Brazilian American Style Samba Reggae Band, poetry and spoken word artist Denice Frohman, harmonicist Jiayi He, yoyo artist, Brian Klimowski, Heidi Latsky Dance, and composers and musicians Jaime Lozano & Florencia Cuenca.

Check out photos below!

Photo Credit: Joseph Marzullo/MediaPunch

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Zach McNally

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Zach McNally, Ianne Fields Stewart, Marla Louissaint and Allan K. Washinton

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Marla Louissaint

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Jiayi He

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Allan K. Washington

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Fogo Azul NYC

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Fogo Azul NYC

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Zach McNally, Marla Louissaint, Faith Prince, Allan K. Washington and Ianne Fields Stewart

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Zach McNally, Ianne Fields Stewart, Marla Louissaint and Allan K. Washinton

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Denice Frohman

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Denice Frohman

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Allan K. Washington

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Jiayi He

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Little Islanda??s The Big Mix: Independence Day concert

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Jiayi He

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Jiayi He

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Members of the Heidi Latsky Dance Company

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Tina Landau and Denice Frohman

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn, Andre De Shields and Cherry Jones

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn, Andre De Shields and Cherry Jones

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Denice Frohman

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Allan K. Washinton, Ianne Fields Stewart, Zach McNally and Marla Louissaint

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Andre De Shields

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Andre De Shields

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Zach McNally

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Indra Palomo

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Indra Palomo

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Indra Palomo

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn, Indra Palomo and Faith Prince

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn, Tina Landau and Faith Prince

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Chanese Elife

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Chanese Elife

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Chanese Elife

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Andre De Shields

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Andre De Shields

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Andre De Shields

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Andre De Shields

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Faith Prince

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Ben Franklin

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Chanese Elife

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Chanese Elife

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Ianne Fields Stewart

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Faith Prince

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Faith Prince

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Faith Prince

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Faith Prince

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Faith Prince

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Ben Franklin

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Ty Defoe and cast

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
The Cast

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Ty Defoe

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Ty Defoe

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Ty Defoe

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Ty Defoe

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Faith Prince and cast

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn and cast

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn and cast

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn and cast

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Judy Kuhn and cast

Photos: Andre De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Faith Prince, and More Perform at THE BIG MIX - INDEPENDENCE DAY at Little Island
Faith Prince and cast



Related Stories

More Hot Stories For You


JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT's Becca Andrews Takes Over Our Instagram!
August 13, 2022

The Muny is presenting Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! Tune into our Instagram Story as Becca Andrews takes you behind the scenes of today's performance.

SELENA MARIA SINGS Returns to the Herberger Theater, October 22
August 12, 2022

Childsplay Theatre, a pioneer in theatre for youth since 1977, brings Selena Maria Sings back to the theater in its 46th season.

Contemporary Circus World Premiere I HEAR YOU AND I'D LIKE TO RESPOND Comes To Cannonball Festival, September 8-18
August 12, 2022

“Fringe favorites” Almanac Dance Circus Theatre are back with their first full production since 2018, I Hear You and I'd Like to Respond.

Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus Presents LIFE IS A CABARET Concert, September 10
August 12, 2022

Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus (FTLGMC) will present “Life is a Cabaret” on Saturday, September 10, at 8 p.m. at United Church of Christ (2501 NE 30th Street in Fort Lauderdale).

AVENUE Q, THE PRODUCERS and More Announced for Music Theater Works 2023 Season
August 12, 2022

Music Theater Works, currently presenting the regional premiere of Zorro: The Musical through August 21, is proud to announce its 2023 season of productions at the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd.