Soundtrack '63

In this live musical documentary created by Soul Science Lab, audiences have a front row seat to this artistic retrospective of the Black experience in America from pre-transatlantic slavery to the present day. This edition of Soundtrack ’63 will be performed by a nine-piece orchestra, a vocal ensemble, and emcee, with a multimedia visual installation of pivotal moments throughout Black history, highlighting the Civil Rights movement, set to spirituals, protest songs, jazz and classic hip-hop/soul hits from each era. Soundtrack ’63 seeks to educate and inspire its audience through a musical and historical journey that gives context to the present and asks important questions about our future. From the Black empowerment songs of James Brown to the outcries for justice in Ferguson, Soundtrack '63 highlights one of the single most important movements in history and illustrates why it remains relevant today. Join us for this compelling story of tragedy, triumph and transcendence and experience the sights and sounds that shaped our culture, mobilized change and inspired leaders for generations to come!

Schedule

Running Time: 75 minutes

Friday at 7:30pm

Alice Tully Hall

(New York, NY)
West 65th St. at Broadway
Theater Map

Soundtrack '63 Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017
From January 14-March 24, 2018, Carnegie Hall presents The '60s: The Years that Changed America, a citywide festival exploring the turbulent decade that was the 1960s through the lens of arts and culture, including music's role as a meaningful vehicle to inspire social change.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Kennedy Center performances of Once on This Island, Soundtrack '63, and Washington National Opera's Porgy and Bess have been canceled, due to COVID-19.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Carnegie Hall today announced that boundary pushing hip-hop duo Soul Science Lab will perform Make a Joyful Noize on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall. Commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commission Project, Make A Joyful Noize explores the affirming and unifying experiences that uplift the human spirit in the face of oppression. The immersive production blends sound and multimedia using music, affirmations, projected images, spoken word, and dance to celebrate unapologetic Black joy as a healing force for cultural resistance.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) and Junebug Productions announce Soundtrack '63, a multi-media, live music performance that takes the audience back in time with a cultural and artistic retrospective of the Civil Rights Movement from 1963 to the Black Lives Matter Movement, allowing a modern audience to re-think, re-new, and re-mix their conceptions of the past into the present day.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015
Today, February 7, Target First Saturday celebrates Black History Month with an evening of music, flim, and more. Highlights include music by Bilal and Water Seed; screenings of Black Enuf, The Peculiar Kind, and Soul Food Junkies; and discussions with Kim Drew, founder of the blog Black Contemporary Art, and J. Ivy, Grammy Award-winning spoken word artist.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced the presentation of Soundtrack '63, May 1 at Alice Tully Hall. In this live musical documentary created by Soul Science Lab, audiences have a front row seat to a multimedia and musical retrospective of the Black experience in America from pre-transatlantic slavery to the present day. Performed by a 9-piece orchestra, vocal ensemble, and emcee, the production couples archival media of pivotal moments throughout Black history with a soundtrack of spirituals, protest songs, and popular music. As a live performance, it brings intergenerational audiences on a historical journey from the 17th century to present day and illuminates their role in creating substantive social change. Soundtrack '63 educates, inspires its audience, gives context to present day injustices, and asks important questions about our future.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018
Carnegie Hall's The '60s: The Years that Changed America, a citywide festival from January 14-March 24, 2018, continues in February with an exciting array of events to be presented at Carnegie Hall and at more than 35 leading partner cultural institutions throughout New York City and beyond. This special exploration of the '60s invites audiences to explore this turbulent decade through the lens of arts and culture, including music's role as a meaningful vehicle to inspire social change.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) and Junebug Productions announce Soundtrack '63, a multi-media, live music performance that takes the audience back in time with a cultural and artistic retrospective of the Civil Rights Movement from 1963 to the Black Lives Matter Movement, allowing a modern audience to re-think, re-new, and re-mix their conceptions of the past into the present day.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017
On Sunday, January 14 at 3pm, the Apollo Theater and WNYC are partnering for the fifth year to present WNYC's 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, 50 Years After MLK: A Dream Deferred, as part of the Apollo's Uptown Hall series.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
On Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., three vibrant New York City-based musical groups will perform in Zankel Hall as part of the Musical Explorers Family Concert, an interactive experience celebrating music from around the world. The performance features cumbia with Gregorio Uribe, Armenian folk with Zulal, and hip-hop with Soul Science Lab. Free pre-concert activities are offered one hour prior to each performance, preparing parents and children to sing and dance along with the artists.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018
Lincoln Center today announced its 2018/19 LC Kids season, featuring more than 20 performances by artists from New York and around the globe, including ticketed and free events across theater, dance, and music. The diverse lineup of intimate and interactive experiences for children and families runs from this October through June 2019, and includes specific performances adapted for neurodiverse audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017
The Apollo Theater today announced details of its upcoming 2017-2018 season. Marking the first full season with Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes at the helm of the legendary theater's artistic and community programs, it will encompass commissions, premieres, and collaborations with local, national, and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres-from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera.