STAGE TUBE: Daveed Diggs, Javier Munoz, Adrienne Warren and More Reimagine Classic Tales in Verse for THE #BARS MEDLEY VOL 2

On September 5, 2016, more than 30 actors, writers and musicians came together in New York to reimagine 12 classic stories in verse. The stories were strung together as a medley in front of a packed house, scored live, and shot all in one take. Watch The #BARS Medley Vol 2 below, filmed live at The Public Theater!

The #BARS Medley Vol 2 features hosts Adrienne Warren (Tony Nominee, Shuffle Along), Javier Munoz (Broadway's Hamilton), rapper Pharoahe Monch, Anthony Ramos (Broadway's Hamilton) Lemon Andersen (Tony winner, Def Poetry), Saray Kay (TED, Def Poetry), Dessa (Hamilton Mixtape, Daveed Diggs (Tony Winner, Hamilton, Black-ish) and Rafael Casal.

#BARS is created by Rafael Casal & Daveed Diggs. The medley was directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada with choreography by Chris Walker and music composition by Samora Pinderhughes and Erica Telisnor.

The #BARS Workshop is a lab series created by artists Rafael Casal & Daveed Diggs, to serve as a space for artists to investigate the intersection between contemporary verse and Theater. The first session of #BARS concluded in June 2016, punctuated by the release of the first installment of a video series called the #BARS MIXTAPE MUSICAL MEDLEY.




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