Charlie Parker’s Yardbird @ Harris Theater

Events > 2017 > March > Charlie Parker's Yardbird @ Harris Theater

About this event:

Created by Julian Ramirez

205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA


WHAT: A Special two night presentation of this unique jazz opera

SO WHAT: In partnership with the Harris Theater, Lyric Unlimited presents Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, a 90-minute chamber opera that explores the extraordinary life of legendary jazz saxophonist and bebop artist Charlie Parker. The show is an electrifying fusion of opera and jazz, set in the renowned New York City jazz club Birdland and takes place in the days after Parker’s death. In the empty twilight between life and death, the tortured jazzman composes his final masterpiece, revisiting the inspirations, demons, and women who fueled his creative genius.

NOW WHAT: Tickets start at $35! Go see this limited engagement as it will only be performed twice!



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