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@ McCarter: Disney Pixar’s Coco in Concert and The Laurie Berkner Band
Beat the heat with cool thoughts of fall and
fun for the whole family!
McCarter Members, Subscribers, and Choice Passholders
get exclusive pre-sale access.
October 4, at 7:00 p.m. Disney Pixar’s Coco in Concert
Projected on a
big screen and accompanied by the 20-member Orquesta Folclórica
Nacional de México, experience the Oscar®-winning Disney Pixar
classic like never before. Coco
in Concert features a screening of the complete film with
Oscar® and Grammy®-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s musical score
performed live and conducted by Esin Aydingoz. In addition to the
original score by Giacchino, Coco
also features the Oscar®-winning song "Remember Me" by
Oscar-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez,
and additional songs co-written by Germaine Franco and co-director
and screenwriter Adrian Molina.
Saturday, January 20,
11:00 a.m. - Solo Sensory
3:00 p.m. - Performance
with Full Band The
Laurie Berkner Band Matthews Theatre
in France and raised in Princeton, Laurie Berkner cut her teeth in
rock bands before stumbling on an innate talent for writing songs
that connected with kids. Her music has captivated generations of
children, speaking to their experiences and empathizing with their
humanity, free of condescension. Songs like "Pig on Her
Head" and "We Are the Dinosaurs" brim with child-like
wonder, and more self-effacing tunes such as "I’m Not
Perfect" or "I’m a Mess" preach the beauty of
imperfection—reminders useful to both parents and kids. A pioneer in
what is now referred to as the progressive "kindie rock"
movement—a less saccharine style of music for children and their
parents—Berkner’s shows delight and inspire with music you won’t mind
hearing on repeat.
Laurie will perform two matinee shows, including an early solo
sensory friendly and relaxed performance for audiences with sensory
sensitives. For more information on what to expect for Relaxed
Performances at McCarter click here.
The second show will feature Laurie and her full band.