2010.By Minnesota Public Radio.
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, June 2-4, 8 P.M. / SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2 P.M.
World premiere. For over 60 years, Ellis Island was the gateway to America–an “island of hope, island of tears” for 5,000 immigrants a day who sailed in the steerage of steamships. Steerage Song is a musical kaleidoscope of their journey to the land of freedom and opportunity, weaving a tapestry of immigrant songs, patriotic tunes and the melodies of Tin Pan Alley in tribute to the voices that created the sound of America. Look for details soon.