Check out highlights from our 2018 NEWorks@15th anniversary season!
STIRRING THE WATERS (PREMIERE)
The Embassy of France | April 3, 2018
Pictured: Dem Raider Boyz and the Lady Raider Step Squads performing at National Public Radio Headquarters
NEWorks is pleased to announce the release of this voting rights anthem by Nolan Williams, Jr. featuring Billie Jean King, Billy Porter, Chef Carla Hall, Christopher Jackson, Hill Harper, Ebony Jo-Ann, and Ryan Jamaal Swain. SHARE THE ANTHEM. JOIN THE MOVEMENT.
LET FREEDOM RING!
The Kennedy Center | January 15, 2018
THE NOLAN WILLIAMS PROJECT
Cleveland Play House | May 19, 2018
Check out the National Anthem as arranged and directed by Nolan Williams, Jr. feat. the NEWorks Voices of America Choir
Pictured: Our NEWorks Voices of America Youth Choir performing with Lin-Manuel Miranda and Chris Jackson
"STIRRING THE WATERS ACROSS AMERICA"
WEST SIDE/SOUTH SIDE EXHIBITION
WDC-ATL-PHL | May 2 thru August 30, 2018
Nolan Williams, Jr., Creator and Artistic Director
Commissioned by the Mann Center for the Performing Arts
Pictured: Nova Payton and Kwesi Chan-Williams with voices from Clark Atlanta University Choir and Centennial Academy
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"THE CLEMENCY OF TITUS" (U.S. PREMIERE)
Producers of Inspirational-arts Music, Concerts, Curatorial Festivals, Theatrical Events, Exhibitions, and Educational Programming Since 2003
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Pictured: "Babz" by Damir Wiggan
Photography Student, Art Institute of Atlanta
Pictured: NEWorks CEO Nolan Williams, Jr. directing
the NEWorks Voices of America Choir and Band
GRACE: A NEW MUSICAL BY NOLAN WILLIAMS, JR.
Congratulations to NEWorks CEO Nolan Williams, Jr. on the selection of his musical "GRACE" for the prestigious HUMANA FESTIVAL FOR NEW AMERICAN PLAYS! The production will be mounted at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY from March 27, 2020 through April 12, 2020. Click here for more information about this inspiring production.
UPDATE: The world premiere of GRACE has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to stream the just-released single, "When Gran'Me Cooked."
MARCH ON WASHINGTON FILM FEST
WDC Citywide Venues | July 12- 21, 2018
Pictured: Voices of Inspiration along with soloists
Matthew Robinson and Marissa Zechinato
Our NEWorks Voices of America performed as the opera chorus for the U.S. premiere of the Havana Lyceum Orchestra's production of Mozart's opera, "The Clemency of Titus." February 13-15, 2020, Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theatre. Click here to read the review.
THE ESCAPE [WILLIAM WELLS BROWN]
Columbia University, NYC | February 14-17, 2018
NEWorks contributed original music to this landmark production | Directed by Mark H.
Check out NEWorks' Millennium Stage concert
commemorating the Leonard Bernstein centenary
JUST RELEASED: "I HAVE A RIGHT TO VOTE"
Sponsored by Georgetown University, check out the archival video of this annual MLK tribute headlined by Vanessa Williams
Original Story, Music and Lyrics by Nolan Williams, Jr.
Book by Nikkole Salter | Directed by Robert Barry Fleming
INTEGRAL 25th ANNIVERSARY GALA
The Fairmount, ATL | OCTOBER 25, 2018
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