Joyce Theater

Tap Family Reunion

The Mayor of Harlem

Dormeshia, Jason Samuels Smith, and Derick K. Grant

May 21-25

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The unmatched trio of tap titans—Dormeshia, Jason Samuels Smith, and Derick K. Grant—come together once more to present the 4th annual Tap Family Reunion featuring the original production: The Mayor of Harlem. A simultaneous celebration of National Tap Dance Day and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson’s birthday, these undisputed modern masters of tap collaborate once more to celebrate the cultural history of tap dance and invite the next generation of artists to carry their heritage into the future. 

Streaming On-Demand Friday, May 21 at 8pm ET through Tuesday, May 25 at 11:59pm ET

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Leadership support for The Joyce Theater Foundation has been provided by the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust.  

Leadership support for The Joyce’s presentation of dance is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.  Leadership support for The Joyce's annual programming is provided by Howard Gilman Foundation.

The Joyce’s Open Channels Project promoting diverse voices is generously supported by the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

The Mayor of Harlem was commissioned, in part, with the support of The Joyce Theater Foundation's Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Fund for New Work. 

Joyce presentations are supported by a grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts; made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council with special thanks to Speaker Corey Johnson.

Major support For The Joyce has been provided by The Harkness Foundation for Dance, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund in The New York Community Trust, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The SHS Foundation, and The Shubert Foundation.  

Key support has been provided by First Republic Bank, GKV Charitable Foundation, New England Foundation for the Arts and its National Dance Project, and Jerome Robbins Foundation.

Ticket Prices

Tickets are $25 per household. The performance will be available for streaming Friday, May 21 through Tuesday, May 25.

All tickets can be purchased online. For questions, please call JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. JoyceCharge is open noon-4pm Monday-Friday.