Lines of Freedom has come and gone
It’s hard to believe that Lines of Freedom has come and gone. Though with the numerous sold out shows and standing ovations, it is not hard for us to imagine... Read more
Color Between the Lines opens tonight!! Watch a video profile from BK Live.
Color Between the Lines opens tonight!! We hope we will be seeing you there.
Yesterday, Jim Neisen (Artistic Director) and Patrena Murray (member) of The Irondale Ensemble Project and Marsha... Read more
We did it!!
With about 5 minutes to spare, you all brought Lines of Freedom to its fundraising goal. We cannot thank you enough for making this happen. Bless you all. - The... Read more
We approach our final five hoursof the campaign. I know we can make it. If you have a moment to mention it to a friend or two,... Read more
Dollar for dollar match for the final 6 days!!
Irondale Ensemble and American Opera Projects, and all of the artists of Lines of Freedom, are so proud to have your support. We believe in the importance of this project... Read more
Lines of Freedom Kickstarter featured in The New Yorker
We got a little unexpected press this morning when we found out that the newest issue of The New Yorker featured our fundraising efforts in this thought provoking article:
February... Read more
Photo from the first rehearsal of Harriet Tubman
The cast of Harriet Tubman assembled for their first rehearsal. Let the journey commence!
Over the weekend...
We had a great production meeting on Friday where both organizations came together and hashed out how everything is going to look. We'll be releasing some teaser images to you... Read more
If you are in New York this February, don't forget to check out these upcoming events that complement our Lines of Freedom festival.
Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom -... Read more
Met Opera Soprano Janinah Burnett is Harriet Tubman
I am thrilled to finally be able to announce that soprano Janinah Burnettwill be taking a break from her season at The Metropolitan Opera to star as Harriet Tubman... Read more
Voice of America profiles Harriet Tubman opera
If you haven't heard it yet, be sure to listen to (or read) Voice of America's profile of composer Nkeiru Okoye's new folk opera Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That... Read more