CASTLE OF OUR SKINS Concert celebrates Black Artistry

By The Strand Theatre | May 11, 2021
Photo by: Robert Torres Photography

The Boston-based Castle Of Our Skins group will present a streamed concert of string quartets by Black composers that showcase African American spirituals as part of the virtual Strand Family Series. This family friendly show that contains music, history and more will be available from May 1-16.

Tickets to stream the show are available on the Strand Theatre website, and are “Pay-What-You-Can;” ticket prices are set at $20, $10, $5, or $0, so that cost is not a barrier to attend. Performance time is 45-60 minutes.




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Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music. From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into ​Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated ​figures of past and present.

A GREEN ROOM: Artist Chat interview with Castle Of Our Skins Artistic and Executive Director Ashleigh Gordon took place on April 27 with Strand Education Manager Brittany Parker, in which they discussed this important organization and offered a preview of their virtual performance. The interview can be seen here on YouTube.


Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can: $20, $10, $5, $0; made possible by sponsorship support from Fuller Chevrolet and with grant support from the Maine Arts Commission, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Anonimo Foundation.


Castle of Our Skins is funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.

For TICKETS or MORE INFO, visit, email,  or call (207) 594-0070.


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