Following a special Juneteenth broadcast on WHYY-TV 12, Spiritual Uprising is now available to stream online via WHYY until July 17. Click here to watch!
Run time: 75 minutes
Best enjoyed by ages 10+
Extended by popular demand! The showstopping Zonya Love (Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole, Broadway’s The Color Purple) brings her forthcoming collection of reimagined Negro Spirituals to the People’s Light stage in this filmed concert event. The nationally acclaimed actor-musician leads her band through evocative new renditions of songs such as “Wade in the Water” and “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” while illustrating the music’s deep cultural and historical significance.
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Digital streaming access to Spiritual Uprising includes optional closed captioning and audio description by Nicole Sardella. All accessibility options appear automatically in your People's Light online account as they become available.
Click here to read the pre-performance guide for Spiritual Uprising, which is similar to guides created for Relaxed Performances during our regular season.
Filmed and edited in partnership with PhillyCAM
With additional support from The Connelly Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts
Photo: Charity De Meer