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Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah
  • It’s always cold outside this time of year, but it’s hot inside the Auditorium Theatre! Warm up with celebrated soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson — joined by famed Detroit pianist Alvin Waddles and over 100 Chicago musicians and singers — as they put a blues, jazz, gospel, and rock twist on Handel’s classic oratorio. Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of creating a “beloved community” as people from all across the city and beyond come together under one roof to be a part of this “joyously interactive, everybody-clap-your-hands experience” (Chicago Tribune).

Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah
  • Location: Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
  • Address: 50 E Ida B Wells Dr
  • 1/19/2019, 1/20/2019
  • Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University