The jukebox musical Sistas the Musical opened April 9 at the Actors Temple Theatre. Written by Fulbright Scholar and Columbia University professor Dr. Dorothy Marcic, the production has been recognized 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 America's music history, dating back to the 1930s. Featured songs include, Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing," Aretha Franklin's "Respect," and Beyoncé's "Single Ladies."
Check out production photos below.
Original cast member Tracey Conyer Lee is newly filling the role of director and choreographer, leading a cast that includes Debra Thais Evans as Simone, Romelda Teron Benjamin as Roberta, Dawn Cantwell as Heather, Maria Lawson as Gloria, and Mantra Walker as Tamika.
The creative team includes Josh lacovelli as set 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.
For more, visit SistasTheMusical.com.