Our Song

Presented in collaboration with the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Our Song was a captivating coming-of-age musical that wove a poignant tapestry of African American history, from the depths of slavery to the triumphs of the present day. Audiences followed a teenage girl on her quest to discover her authentic voice while unraveling deeply buried family secrets. This emotionally charged production took audiences on an academic and emotional journey through pivotal historical eras. It featured a mesmerizing soundtrack that spanned from the rhythms of Africa to the soul-stirring Gospel music of today. Attendees traversed through moments of pain and sorrow, emerged into the brilliance of triumph and victory, and celebrated the enduring hope for a brighter tomorrow.