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October 5, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$10 – $25

A Joyce Theater Production

Presented in collaboration with The Englert Theatre

A Hancher co-commission! 

Directed by Wu Tsang, Choreography by Raja Feather Kelly, Co-written by serpentwithfeet & Donte Collins.

The New York Times says, “The music serpentwithfeet makes is immediately distinctive, harnessing his gospel and classical training to a startling emotional openness.” The musician brings that sensibility to an ambitious new project.

Telling the story of two men finding themselves and falling in love in a gay dance club, Heart of Brick is a theatrical dance and music performance that celebrates the multi-generational spirit of the Black queer community. serpentwithfeet’s alternative R&B music—in combination with the direction of MacArthur “Genius” Wu Tsang and the choreography of Raja Feather Kelly for seven virtuoso dancers who are masters of many movement styles—shapes a tender and evocative new work of creative storytelling.

Co-commissioned by: The Joyce Theater Foundation; The International Summer Festival (Kampnagel); The LA Phil – with generous support from Linda and David Shaheen; Seattle Theatre Group; and Hancher Auditorium at the University of Iowa.


October 5, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$10 – $25
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Englert Theatre
221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240
IOWA CITY, IA 52240 United States
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