Joyce Theater

Three genre-defying artists join forces to tell the story of love and self-discovery in Heart of Brick, a theatrical dance and music production that captures the multi-generational spirit of the Black queer community. Alternative R&B musician serpentwithfeet embarks on his first theatrical stage work alongside multimedia artist Wu Tsang, whose art intertwines film, aesthetic performance, and political activism. Completing the team is choreographer Raja Feather Kelly, an artist whose surrealist aesthetics explore the intersections of popular culture and human desire. With a cast of seven dancers and live performance by serpentwithfeet, Heart of Brick follows the love that blossoms between two men in a Black gay nightclub. Beguilingly gentle and sincere, the work features music from serpentwithfeet’s newest album, weaving together music and dance into a theatrical experience.

The Joyce’s presentation of Heart of Brick is a HARKNESS FIRST Joyce Theater debut, generously supported by The Harkness Foundation for Dance.

Produced by The Joyce Theater in coproduction with Kampnagel International Summer Festival

Co-commissioned by The Joyce Theater Foundation, Kampnagel International Summer Festival Hamburg, The LA Phil with generous support from Linda and David Shaheen, Seattle Theatre Group, and Hancher Auditorium at the University of Iowa

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Content Advisory: Heart of Brick features strong language.

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Funding Credits

The creation of Heart of Brick was supported by a Joyce Creative Residency, made possible by generous funding provided by Mellon Foundation. Major support was also generously provided by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

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Ticket Prices

Tickets start at $10!

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September 15—22 A Joyce Theater Production

Heart of Brick

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