“Music in the Life of Langston Hughes” narrated by Terrance McKnight

May 9, 2016 | 7:00 pm | 8911 Merrick Blvd | Queens, NY | All Ages | FREE!  
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The poetry and music of famed African-American poet, novelist, playwright, and social activistLangston Hughes (1902-1967) will be celebrated in a live musical adaption of WQXR host Terrance McKnight’s radio documentary I, Too, Sing America: Music in the Life of Langston Hughes, featuring soprano Janinah Burnett, pianist Christopher Cooley, and TV/film/stage actor Gabriel Lawrence. Enjoy an evening of great performances and learn more about Hughes’ tremendous musical and literary output and the central role he played in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s.

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