K’Naan is a Canadian Somali hip-hop artist who has risen to international fame in the last decade. He will perform music and excerpts from his upcoming hip-hop musical exploring terrorism, commissioned by The Public Theater. K’Naan is an artist with his mind on the global community and his work reflects that – digging into a subject that is both difficult and timely, in an energetic and exciting new way. Check out K'Naan's music here.
The only theater in New York that produces Shakespeare and the classics, musicals, contemporary, and experimental pieces in equal measure, The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director) serves as an advocate for the theater as an essential cultural force in leading and framing dialogue on important issues of our day.