Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, based on the story of legendary saxophonist and bebop artist Charlie Parker, is an electrifying and exciting jazz-infused opera. It takes place in the twilight after Parker’s death, and follows the dynamic jazzman as he composes his final masterpiece, revisiting the inspirations, demons, and women who fueled his creative genius. Set in the famed New York City jazz club Birdland, the work stars tenor Lawrence Brownlee in the role of the “Yardbird” himself.
Performances take place at the Harris Theater on Friday, March 24th and Sunday, March 26th, with tickets begining at just $35. Promo code for 15% off: SPRING17
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Full synopsis: Charlie Parker’s Yardbird