Fragile Explosion: Nina Simone- A Celebration of a Life of Genius | The Rosendale Theatre | Music | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

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Fragile Explosion: Nina Simone- A Celebration of a Life of Genius

When: Fri., May 11, 8 p.m. and Sat., May 12, 8 p.m.

A play within a concert. Directed by Richard Rizzo. Play by Michael Monasterial. Music by Nina Simone. Starring Evelyn Clarke as Nina Simone. We trace the life of this classically trained virtuoso, who became a pop star and celebrity in the 1960’s. Then upended her career because of her belief in human rights and was a key player in the Civil rights movement. We follow Nina from her dirt road in Tryon North Carolina to international stardom.

Price: $25

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