The Tracey Conyer Lee-directed production opened April 9 at the Actors Temple Theater.
The musical jukebox Sistas the Musical opened on April 9 at the Actors Temple Theater. Written by Dr. Dorothy Marcic, a Fulbright scholar and professor at Columbia University, the production has been hailed as Off-Broadway’s longest-running black musical.
The musical tells the story of a multi-generational African-American family and includes 40 hit songs from American music history, dating back to the 1930s. Songs featured include Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing”, “Respect ” by Aretha Franklin and “Single Ladies” by Beyoncé.
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Original cast member Tracey Conyer Lee now serves as director and choreographer, leading a cast that includes Debra Thais Evans as Simone, Romelda Teron Benjamin as Roberta, Dawn Cantwell as the role of Heather, Maria Lawson as Gloria and Mantra Walker as Tamika.
The creative team includes Josh lacovelli as set designer and lighting designer, Natalie Jones as stage manager, Matthew Palmer as assistant stage manager, Bernard Tansey as general manager and Jamibeth Margolis as casting director. The musical is produced by Hinton Battle and Jay Harris; and executive produced by William Franzblau.
To learn more, visit SistasTheMusical.com.