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BRING THE BEAT BACK: A Queer, Black, Sci-Fi, Staged Concert Experience

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Otherworld Theatre Performance Venue and Bar

3914 North Clark Street

Chicago, IL 60613

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BRING THE BEAT BACK


A Queer, Black, Sci-Fi, Staged Concert Experience

By Derek Lee McPhatter

September 13th - September 29th
Friday & Saturdays at 7:30 PM, Sundays at 2:30 PM

Featuring music by Derek McPhatter, Avery R. Young, ALEXA GRÆ, Germono Toussaint, Manchildblack, and DJ Alinka

Directed by Christopher Burris

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Bring The Beat Back - The Musical is a queer, black, sci-fi, music-theatre experience. The show follows a young man struggling to reconcile his sexuality with his faith. Our hero journeys towards self- acceptance and affirming spirituality as conservative religious authorities and a queer subculture clash over music at the center of his world. Set in a futuristic, groove-centered alternative reality, Bring the Beat Back is inspired by urban gay “ball culture,” the evolution of house music and the rich Afro-futurist tradition in popular culture.



Bring the Beat Back has been developed with support from Andre Alexander Lancaster's Freedom Train Productions, Earthseed Visions, Hi-ARTS, JACK, DCASE, The Drama League of New York, and the Polyphone Music Festival at the University of the Arts.

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Otherworld Theatre Performance Venue and Bar

3914 North Clark Street

Chicago, IL 60613

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