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  Swingtime at Atlas Performing Arts Center

Swingtime

Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE Washington

Fab songs from the Fabulous Forties tell Swingtime’s story of showbiz, war and discrimination. Six iconic entertainers reunite in New York— where one of them headlines a popular radio show—and face career and identity dilemmas. Like the world after World War II, American swing music reconstructs into new forms, from Be-Bop to Rock and Roll.

Thru - Dec 12, 2010



Price: $35 - $42

Running Time: 2hrs; 15 mins with 1 intermission

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DCTheatreScene - Recommended

Swingtime features the captivating music and style of the 1940’s wrapped in a story that reflects the period’s prevailing cultural themes of discrimination and oppression. The narrative weaves the songs into an engaging story line, sometimes bumpily, but for the most part effectively, so that the they actually reflect aspects of the characters and propel the action.
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Debbie Jackson



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