Hurray for the Riff Raff has introduced a brand new musical adaptation of their 2017 album, The Navigator. Bandleader Alynda Segarra developed the brand new work with author, director, and actor C. Julian Jimenéz. The pair will share an in-progress presentation of The Navigator on June 9 and 10 at Joe’s Pub in New York.
The up to date iteration of The Navigator will characteristic the album’s unique songs, newer materials, and a re-worked narrative, in accordance with a press launch. Segarra shared an announcement concerning the evolution of The Navigator:
Once I wrote The Navigator [album], it was written as a soundtrack to the story of my character Navita Milagros Negron. And once I recorded it in 2016, I had a primary draft of the accompanying play in my again pocket however I had no thought how I may make the imaginative and prescient turn into a actuality. Now years later, I’m so proud to be partnering with C. Julian Jimenez to intensify this undertaking.
Hurray for the Riff Raff’s most up-to-date document is final 12 months’s Life on Earth. Segarra shared the brand new songs “Resistance Rockers” and “Let Her within the Sky” in a deluxe version of Life on Earth launched earlier this month.
Hurray for the Riff Raff is acting at Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Competition on Sunday, July 23. Tickets are on sale now.
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