NYC: James Brown Tribute: Get on the Good Foot
253 W 125th St
$25 - $95
Conceived by/Artistic Direction:
Souleymane Badolo (Burkina Faso), Camille A. Brown (United States), Ronald K. Brown (United States), Thang Dao (Vietnam), Derick K. Grant (United States), Aakash Odedra (United Kingdom), and Abdel Salaam (United States)
Ronobir Lahiri, Kevin Toney
PHILADANCO, Lauren Cox, Derick K. Grant, Aakash Odedra
To a global community of devotees and admirers, the inimitable James Brown is The Godfather of Soul. Now the Apollo Theater brings you the world premiere of Get On The Good Foot, an evening-long, celebration in dance of the genius of James Brown. The virtuosic, no-holds-barred Philadanco, dubbed “one of America’s top troupes” by Dance Magazine, performs new works to a feel-good medley of James Brown hits, choreographed by a who’s who of global dance masters.
Tickets: $95 (premium), $55, $45, $35
($95 premium ticket includes post-show dance party featuring Burnt Sugar Arkestra)
In person at the Apollo Theater Box Office
By phone at 800.745.3000
Online at Ticketmaster.com
Groups of 10 or more: $95 (premium), $46.75, 38.25, $29.75
For Groups call: 212.531.5355
Generous support from the Ford Foundation Fund for Global Programs, JoAnn Price, Earl W. and Amanda Stafford, and the Reginald Van Lee New Works Fund.
This project was launched in partnership with the Lafayette Consolidated Government, Lafayette, LA, Joey Durel, President; the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Joseph Savoie, PhD, President; Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission; Lafayette Economic Development Authority and Baton Rouge Community College and Renee and Tawasky Ventroy.
Co-Commissioned by Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center , Rialto Center for the Arts, Georgia State University.
This project is partially supported by a grant from Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a program developed and funded by The Heinz Endowments; the William Penn Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency; and The Pew Charitable Trusts; and administered by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.