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Harlem, 1926. The city overflows with jazz. Folks move with musicality and speak rhythms, and in the heart of it all is Violet. Her husband's affair with a beautiful young woman sets off a series of violent events and unforgivable acts. Adapted from Toni Morrison's stunning novel and musically underscored by Bay Area jazz musician Marcus Shelby, Jazz is a theatrical composition. Peeling back, layered accounts and alternating perspectives expose ultimately sympathetic characters, who — like the growing New York neighborhood and the winding woods of their youth — reveal their own rhythms.

Show Details

  • Running Time:2hr 40min (1 intermission)
  • Dates:First Preview:
    Opening Night:
    Final Performance:
  • Ticket Office:4153885208