May 19 in San José: West Coast Premiere of "Hear Her Song"
Hear Her Song West Coast Premiere:
Saturday, May 19, 7:00pm
Hammer Theatre Center
San José, CA
a musical celebration of extraordinary women, including
Hillary Clinton, Theresa Kachindamoto,
Marilyn Lacey, Michelle Obama,
Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and more
presented in partnership with
City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs and
San José State University
Created to celebrate stories of remarkable women leaders, Hear Her Song brings together an extraordinary array of musical artists, offering powerful insights into women's leadership worldwide.
Through collaboration with partner organizations Vital Voices andWomen Like Us Foundation, 20 distinguished women are honored for their achievements and courageous life choices, including formerSecretary of State Hillary Clinton, former First Lady Michelle Obama, Chief Theresa Kachindamoto, Sister Marilyn Lacey, andSupreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Each of the honorees' insights and stories form the foundation for the creation of the new songs, featuring lyrics by TCP's Poet-in-Residence, Jacqueline Suskin and music by an all-female cast of today's leading composers and songwriters. The project is led byKurt Crowley, also current music director of Broadway's Hamilton, and participating composers include Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Emily Estefan, Emily Hall, Molly Joyce, Tania León, and Georgia Stitt.
For further information on the initiative, please visit: