'David Byrne's American Utopia' Directed by Spike Lee to Debut in Movie Theaters September 15

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The Spike Lee–directed feature David Byrne's American Utopia will receive its US theatrical debut on Wednesday, September 15, in movie theaters nationwide for a special, one-night-only event. This event will also include an introduction by David Byrne and a never-before-seen conversation with Byrne and Lee. David Byrne's American Utopia returns to Broadway September 17. Tickets for both are on sale now.

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The Emmy-nominated feature David Byrne's American Utopia, directed by Spike Lee, will receive its US theatrical debut on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, in movie theaters nationwide for a special, one-night-only event. This unique theatrical event will also include an introduction by David Byrne, as well as a never-before-seen conversation with Byrne and Lee.

David Byrne's American Utopia gives moviegoing audiences nationwide access to Byrne’s electrifying Broadway show that played to sold-out, record-breaking audiences during its original 2019–2020 Broadway run and returns to Broadway beginning September 17, 2021, at the St. James Theatre. Byrne is joined by eleven musical artists from around the world to performs songs from his 2018 album of the same name, and songs from Talking Heads and from his solo career.

The Emmy-nominated HBO Special features band members Jacquelene Acevedo, Gustavo Di Dalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stéphane San Juan, Angie Swan and Bobby Wooten III, all of whom will reunite with Byrne on Broadway this fall. The production will also receive a Special Tony Award. The original American Utopia album, as well as the Broadway cast recording, are available on Nonesuch Records.

Tickets to see American Utopia are on sale now at local theater box offices and at americanutopiaintheaters.com.

Tickets for American Utopia performances on Broadway, beginning September 17, 2021, are on sale now at americanutopiabroadway.com.

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David Byrne's American Utopia: movie theaters, September 2021
  • Thursday, August 12, 2021
    'David Byrne's American Utopia' Directed by Spike Lee to Debut in Movie Theaters September 15

    The Emmy-nominated feature David Byrne's American Utopia, directed by Spike Lee, will receive its US theatrical debut on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, in movie theaters nationwide for a special, one-night-only event. This unique theatrical event will also include an introduction by David Byrne, as well as a never-before-seen conversation with Byrne and Lee.

    David Byrne's American Utopia gives moviegoing audiences nationwide access to Byrne’s electrifying Broadway show that played to sold-out, record-breaking audiences during its original 2019–2020 Broadway run and returns to Broadway beginning September 17, 2021, at the St. James Theatre. Byrne is joined by eleven musical artists from around the world to performs songs from his 2018 album of the same name, and songs from Talking Heads and from his solo career.

    The Emmy-nominated HBO Special features band members Jacquelene Acevedo, Gustavo Di Dalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stéphane San Juan, Angie Swan and Bobby Wooten III, all of whom will reunite with Byrne on Broadway this fall. The production will also receive a Special Tony Award. The original American Utopia album, as well as the Broadway cast recording, are available on Nonesuch Records.

    Tickets to see American Utopia are on sale now at local theater box offices and at americanutopiaintheaters.com.

    Tickets for American Utopia performances on Broadway, beginning September 17, 2021, are on sale now at americanutopiabroadway.com.

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