“Tap prodigy” (New York Times) Michela Marino Lerman invites you to reimagine classic moments of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers through a contemporary lens. Lerman and her band spotlight the pivotal role of tap dance throughout the beloved Great American Songbook standards of the Gershwin Brothers, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, and Cole Porter. Return to the RKO era with new eyes and ears for this ultramodern take on the classics.
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Singers & Songbooks Series is presented with Bard SummerScape Spiegeltent, Fisher Center
About the Artist: Michela Marino Lerman has had the esteemed honor of performing with many masters such as Wynton Marsalis and the Young Stars of Jazz, Savion Glover, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Roy Hargrove, and Cecile McLorin Salvant. Her most current music project is called "Love Movement". In 2017, Michela conceived, co-created, choreographed, and starred in “This Joint is Jumpin” which debuted in Andrew Lloyd Weber's new London West End Theater. Michela is a proud member of the band Michael Mwenso and the Shakes and can be seen performing and touring with them regularly.
Photo by Luis Guillén