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Join TDF for a 'David Byrne's American Utopia' Conversation

Date: Nov 03, 2021

Singer-dancers Chris Giarmo and Tendayi Kuumba talk about burning down the house on Broadway

David Byrne may be the rock star in the title, but on stage in American Utopia he shares the spotlight with his backup singer-dancers Chris Giarmo and Tendayi Kuumba. The two deliver gorgeous harmonies and provocative movements while flanking the front man, and their fabulous personalities shine through even though they never speak. Offstage, however, the duo has a lot to say, especially about what they've learned from working with the music icon, how the show plays differently in 2021 and why they love performing in bare feet. Join TDF on Wednesday, November 10 at 3 p.m. ET on our Facebook page or YouTube channel for an intimate conversation with these downtown divas turned Broadway babies. Captions will be available. If you're a TDF member, log in to your account to purchase discount tickets.

Top image: Tendayi Kuumba and Chris Giarmo in American Utopia on Broadway. Photo by Matthew Murphy.