A.C.T.'s Master of Fine Arts Program presents
Storytellers: A Lyrical Hip Hop Cabaret
Conceived and directed by Ryan Nicole Austin
A.C.T.’s Costume Shop Theater
Imagine “Model Major General” from The Pirates of Penzance as produced by J Dilla. Or the “Witch’s Rap” from Into the Woods, featuring new rhymes and the beats of DJ Premier. Storytellers: A Lyrical Hip Hop Cabaret highlights the power of storytelling through rhyme, spoken word, and song, reinterpreting your favorite musical theater songs and dramatizing popular stories from hip-hop artists such as MC Lyte, Slick Rick, and Nas.