Since before the turn of the century, Brooklyn-bred rapper Masta Ace has put out numerous studio albums, most of which see him employ an incredibly detail-oriented, storytelling-based approach. But now, with an upcoming play titled The Falling Season, roughly influenced by his beloved LPs like Disposable Arts (2001), A Long Hot Summer (2004), and The Falling Season (2016), Ace is preparing to take his raps to the theatre.
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“The Bone Harp” hitting SUNY Cortland’s Dowd Fine Arts Center
(WSYR-TV) — It’s a partnership with New York producer Cate Cammarata and the musical theatre program at SUNY Cortland. That’s what’s coming together with Cortland’s musical theater program and their reading of “The Bone Harp.”
This is the inaugural production for the professional theater college partnership with Create Theater.
Staged readings of “The Bone Harp” will take place this Friday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and this Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. at SUNY Cortland’s Dowd Fine Arts Center. Admission is free, and an audience Q & A feedback session will follow.
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