Capital One City Parks Foundation
Announces Digital ‘Family Day’
Presented by Disney
Exclusive Family Programming All Day, Sunday, August 2
Schedule Includes Hip Hop with Strings Performance by Black Violin,
Puppet Variety Show from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre & Afrobeat Dance Class with Diddi Emah
July 28, 2020 – New York, NY – Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage’s SummerStage Anywhere digital series is thrilled to announce the programming for SummerStage AnywhereDigital ‘Family Day’ 2020 presented by Disney. Taking place on Sunday, August 2, Family Day will include a number of family-friendly performances and workshops.
SummerStage Anywhere’s Family Day Schedule
10:00AM – 1:00PM – SummerStage Instagram takeover featuring content for the entire family from puppet-making workshops, puppet shows, past Family Day footage & more!
1:00PM – Digital puppet variety show from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre featuring songs from previous performances: Pippi (2007), Peter Pan, (2009), Princess, Emperor, and the Duck (2003)
2:00PM – Afrobeat dance workshop with Nigerian-American recording and performing artist Diddi Emah
3:00PM – Performance from classical/hip-hop hybrid strings duo Black Violin
The first three iterations of the family-friendly SummerStage Anywhere Studio: Digital Series presented by Disney are now available to watch in full now on theSummerStage YouTube channel. These include a Salsa dance class with renowned dancers Ernesto and Denisse, a percussion workshop with award-winning multi-instrumentalist LaFrae Sci, and a tap masterclass with New York Times’ “Biggest Breakout Stars of 2019” Ayodele Casel.
For more information about this event, please visithttps://cityparksfoundation.org/events/family-day/?date=20200802
SummerStage Anywhere Media Toolkit Available for DownloadHere
As an independent, not-for-profit organization, we rely on our donors to help us make SummerStage possible. Support from donors will help secure the future of SummerStage as New York’s largest free outdoor performing arts festival. We believe the arts are for everyone and encourage those who can donate to visit cityparksfoundation.org/give for more information.
Capital One is the Title Sponsor of the 2020 SummerStage festival. Disney is a sponsor of SummerStage family programming. Supporting sponsorship is provided by United Airlines.
Generous private support is provided by The Thompson Family Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, The Shubert Organization, and the New York Community Trust NYC COVID-19 Response and Impact Fund. SummerStage is also supported, in part, by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the NYS Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the NYS Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is generously provided by our dedicated SummerStage Members.
Media partners include iHeart Radio featuring Lite FM, Power 105.1, 103.5 KTU, Q104.3, and Z100, WFUV, Relix, WNYC, WBGO, Time Out New York and DoNYC.
In all of its programming and activities, City Parks Foundation partners with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation to improve neighborhood parks and the communities.
About City Parks Foundation
At City Parks Foundation, we are dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community building and education programs for all New Yorkers. Our programs — located in more than 400 parks, recreation centers and public schools across New York City –reach 300,000 people each year. Our ethos is simple: thriving parks mean thriving communities.
Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage is New York’s largest free outdoor performing arts festival. SummerStage annually presents approximately 100 performances in 15-18 parks throughout the five boroughs. With performances ranging from American pop, Latin, world music, dance and theater, SummerStage fills a vital niche in New York City’s summer arts festival landscape. Since its inception 34 years ago, more than six million people from New York City and around the world have enjoyed SummerStage. Capital One is the Title Sponsor of SummerStage. For more information, visit www.SummerStage.org.
About Capital One
Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N.A., had $249.8 billion in deposits and $372.5 billion in total assets as of December 31, 2018. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has branches located primarily in New York, Louisiana, Texas, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “COF” and is included in the S&P 100 index. Visit the Capital One newsroom for more Capital One news.