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Thulani Davis, Sidney Outlaw, et al. Set for New York City Opera Presentation of X, The Life and Times of Malcolm X logo
Sidney Outlaw
New York City Opera will present an abridged concert version of X, The Life and Times of Malcolm X, at The Schomburg Center on Wednesday, May 12, at 7pm.

Composer Anthony Davis, librettist Thulani Davis, and scenarist Christopher Davis will offer insights on their inspiration and creative process for this groundbreaking opera about the great civil rights leader that premiered at City Opera in 1986.

The cast will feature baritone Sidney Outlaw as Malcolm, soprano Marsha Thompson as Louise/Betty, tenor Robert Mack as Elijah/Street, mezzo-soprano Krysty Swann as Ella, and Bradley Moore, pianist. Terrance McKnight will host.

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