Q-Tip to play Miles Davis in new play My Funny Valentine

The one-off event takes place in New York on March 23.

March 23, 2018

Q-Tip will play the lead role in a new play about jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. The production, My Funny Valentine, depicts "a day in the life of the jazz giant in 1981," according to writer Nelson George,

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My Funny Valentine is currently scheduled for a one-off performance at Joe’s Pub in New York this Monday, March 26. Tickets are available here for $20.

The A Tribe Called Quest has been attached to the project for many years now and is quoted as talking about it as far back as 2010. Q-Tip's rap group recently teased a new short film called "The Space Program," which they suggested will be their "LAST VIDEO" ever,

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Q-Tip to play Miles Davis in new play My Funny Valentine