“Love is the only word sweeter than black” from We Shall Not Be Moved

operaphila.org – Countertenor John Holiday, tenor Daniel Shirley and baritone Adam Richardson sing, “Love is the only word sweeter than black” from the world premiere production of WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED from composer Daniel Bernard Roumain, librettist Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and director/choreographer/dramaturge Bill T. Jones. Performed at The Wilma Theater September 16-24, 2017.

Video produced by Reelblack Inc.

Production underwritten by the Wyncote Foundation at the recommendation of David Haas.

Major support for We Shall Not Be Moved has been provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Additional support is provided by William Penn Foundation and The Wallace Foundation.

Generous commissioning support provided by Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and the Ed Bradley Family Foundation.

The Student Performance of We Shall Not Be Moved has been made possible by the Mazzotti/Kelly Fund-BBH of The Philadelphia Foundation.

Additional production support provided by The Virginia Brown Martin Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation. Co-commissioned and co-produced with The Apollo Theater and Hackney Empire. Developed in partnership with Art Sanctuary. Presented in partnership with FringeArts as part of the 2017 Fringe Festival. WURD is the Official Radio Partner of We Shall Not Be Moved