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Video Watch the New Trailer for David Byrne's American Utopia The Spike Lee-directed HBO special debuts October 17.

"As people, we're a work in progress," David Byrne says in the latest trailer for HBO's special presentation of American Utopia. Take a look above above.

The Spike Lee-directed film, capturing the Broadway production that ran at the Hudson Theatre during the 2019–2020 season, debuts October 17. Featuring choreography by Annie-B Parsons with Alex Timbers as production consultant, the show explores the ideas of human connection, self-evolution, and social justice.

Joining the former Talking Heads frontman on stage are a band of 11 global musicians: Jacquelene Acevedo, Gustavo Di Dalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stéphane San Juan, Angie Swan, and Bobby Wooten III.

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Prior to its release on HBO, the filmed concert premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. (Read the reviews here).

Production Photos: David Byrne’s American Utopia on Broadway

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