I, Too, Sing America: The Next Gen
I, Too, Sing America: The Next Gen is an original revue co-conceived by Jamie Yuen-Shore, Christine Chung, and Othello Jefferson, who also wrote the original score. Originally produced by SFBATCO in 2018, the show was named Theatre Bay Area’s Outstanding Musical of 2019. I, Too, Sing America is a soulful symphony that celebrates the diversity of BIPOC American life through music, dance, and the poetry of great authors including Langston Hughes, Frances Chung, and Vince Gotera. Featuring a diverse ensemble of young people ages 10-18 from SFArtsED’s summer Broadway Bound program, alongside members of the original cast and SFArtsED alumni.
$100 VIP tickets include access to a pre-show reception with small bites and drinks beginning at 5:30pm.
Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr., Co-Director
Jamie Yuen-Shore, Co-Director
Emily Keeler, SFArtsED Artistic Director
laura elaine ellis, Guest Choreographer
Nicolas Perez, Music Director
About SFBATCO (San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company)
SFBATCO was founded in 2014 by Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr. and Marcelo Javier. Since its founding, the organization has enjoyed residencies at the African American Art and Culture Complex (AAACC) and Brava Theater Center. SFBATCO engages artists and audiences through live theatre productions, creative development, and community service initiatives that resonate with SF Bay Area perspectives. The organization provides a platform for People of the Global Majority, and inspires both new audiences and theatre innovators.
About SFArtsED (The San Francisco Arts Education Project)
The San Francisco Arts Education Project was founded in 1968, and for fifty-plus years has stayed true to its mission: to enrich the lives of children by facilitating hands-on participation in the visual and performing arts—taught by practicing artists.
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