David Byrne's American Utopia

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David Byrne’s American Utopia brings the critically acclaimed Broadway show to HBO in a one-of-a-kind film directed by Oscar and Emmy-winner Spike Lee. Recorded during its run at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in New York City, David Byrne is joined by an... read more
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David Byrne’s American Utopia brings the critically acclaimed Broadway show to HBO in a one-of-a-kind film directed by Oscar and Emmy-winner Spike Lee. Recorded during its run at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in New York City, David Byrne is joined by an ensemble of 11 musicians, singers, and dancers from around the globe, inviting audiences into a joyous dreamworld where human connection, self-evolution, and social justice are paramount.

Original Release

09/10/2020

US Release

10/17/2020

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Cast

David Byrne Self
Chris Giarmo Self - Vocals / Dance & Vocal Captain
Jacqueline Acevedo Self - Percussion
Mauro Refosco Self - Percussion & Drum Section Leader
Angie Swan Self - Guitar
Bobby Wooten Iii Self - Bass
Gustavo Di Dalva Self - Percussion
Tendayi Kuumba Self - Vocals / Dance
Daniel Freedman Self - Percussion
Stephane San Juan Self - Percussion
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Spike Lee

Writers

David Byrne

Cast

David Byrne Self
Chris Giarmo Self - Vocals / Dance & Vocal Captain
Jacqueline Acevedo Self - Percussion
Mauro Refosco Self - Percussion & Drum Section Leader
Angie Swan Self - Guitar
Bobby Wooten Iii Self - Bass
Gustavo Di Dalva Self - Percussion
Tendayi Kuumba Self - Vocals / Dance
Daniel Freedman Self - Percussion
Stephane San Juan Self - Percussion
Karl Mansfield Self - Keyboard & Band Leader
Tim Keiper Self - Percussion

Producers

David Byrne Executive Producer
Spike Lee Executive Producer
Meredith Bennett Executive Producer
Jon Kamen Executive Producer
David Linde Executive Producer
Bill Pohlad Executive Producer
Dave Sirulnick Executive Producer
Jeff Skoll Executive Producer
Diane Weyermann Executive Producer
David Bither Executive Producer
Len Blavatnik Executive Producer
Kristin Caskey Executive Producer
Patrick Catullo Executive Producer
Kurt Deutsch Executive Producer
Mike Isaacson Executive Producer
Sue Naegle Executive Producer
Christa Zofcin Workman Executive Producer
Charlie Cohen Executive Producer
Maureen Paglia Producer
Justin Realmuto Producer
Alec Sash Producer

Editors

Adam Gough

2021EmmyOutstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) Nominated
2021EmmyOutstanding Directing for a Variety Special Nominated
2021EmmyOutstanding Music Direction Nominated
2021EmmyOutstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) Nominated
2021EmmyOutstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special Won
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