Developing In Colour Music in partnership with the Black Theatre Coalition will existing a new live performance series at the famous Stonewall Inn. Adhering to the offered-out presentation of Hi there Dolly! In Concert, the series will carry on with a concert production of the audio of Hair! The night will aspect iconic quantities these as “Aquarius,” “Strolling In Room,” “Permit The Sunshine In,” “Very good Early morning Starshine,” and the title variety, “Hair,” executed by an all-Black cast that includes brand name new preparations that consider these familiar tunes to new and shocking spots.
Hair In Live performance will be offered on Monday, Could 23rd at 7:00 PM upstairs at the Stonewall Inn (53 Christopher Avenue) with doorways opening at 6:30. Tickets are $15 in advance and are offered at https://hair.brownpapertickets.com. Seating will be strictly limited and any obtainable tickets working day-of will be $20 each. Two beverage minimum.
The cast of Hair in Concert consists of Anna Anderson (Billie in Girl Working day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill & Armelia in Ain’t Misbehaving at the Depot Theatre), LaDonna Burns (Caroline in Caroline or Change at the Astoria Undertaking Arts Center, Overlook Minnie U/S in Grace the Musical at Ford’s Theatre & the Season’s of Like Soloist in the Countrywide Tour of Hire), Taylor Fagins (Writer of Living: A Now Musical, Singer/Songwriter of “we need to have far more,” & Contestant on American Idol 2022), Paula Galloway (Swing Off-Broadway’s Sistas: The Musical, Berthe in Pippin for Harlem Repertory Theatre & Beatrice in Significantly Ado About Practically nothing for Hudson Shakespeare Business), Skylar Gamble (Dreamgirls at Mill Mountain Theatre, South Pacific at Arizona Broadway Theatre, & Hairspray at La Comedia Theatre), Hunter Hollingsworth-Harris (The Tinman in The Wiz for NY Black Arts Pageant & Bill Muhammad in A Black Christmas Carol for Ujamaa Black American Theatre), Trisha Jeffrey (Broadway’s Little Shop of Horrors (OBC), All Shook Up (OBC), Motown & Rent), Taylor Pattie (Godspell with Backstage Theatre Organization), Kwame Michael Remy (Lola in Kinky Boots for Diamond Head Theatre, Derrick in Customers of the Choir Off-Broadway & Contestant on America’s Obtained Talent with JWIS), Jasmine Michelle Smith (National Tour of Pet Man: The Musical & Heather Duke in Heathers: the Musical at OSU Theatre), Jeffery C. White (Tom Collins in Rent and Judas in Godspell for BPAC and television’s Shades of Blue and Jessica Jones).
Hair in Concert will be directed by Amy Marie Haven (previous Affiliate Inventive Director of San Francisco’s African-American Shakespeare Company and recent Manufacturing Fellow at The Songs Male on Broadway) and musically directed by John Bronston (former musical director of the North American tour of Hair and present Audio Route Fellow at Tina on Broadway). The Producing in Colour Live performance Series exists to develop concerts performed and helmed by Black artists making use of tunes from the American musical theatre canon no matter of whether or not it was published to be executed by Black artists. We hope to explore what the seem of Blackness can be on Broadway and past.
Black Theatre Coalition not long ago accomplished its inaugural Apprentice Application with the opening of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival, Organization. BTC also has an ongoing Broadway Fellowship Method which has at this time funded 20 fellows, 8 apprentices, and 6 regional Fellowships in cooperation with the John Gore Group and Broadway Throughout The united states.
Other Sector Companions helping fund these fellowships incorporate Madison Wells Media, Disney Theatrical Team, Jujamcyn Theatres, Bespoke Theatricals, Foresight Theatricals, 101 Productions, RCI Theatricals, Showtown Theatricals, Thompson Turner Productions, Sony Music Group, Adventureland, Mara Isaacs, Tom Kirdahy Productions, Hal Luftig Organization, Doug Denoff, Hunter Arnold, Daryl Roth Productions, Phase Leisure, Moulin Rouge, Come From Away, Hamilton, Tara Rubin Casting, Telsey + Co, Spotco, DKC/O&M, Broadway Women’s Alliance, Bond Theatrical, American Specific and The Theatre Management Task (TTLP).
Applications for the 2022-2023 fellowship are now open. The deadline to use for Fellowships is June 30th and placements will commence in late-August/early-September. Interviews will occur among now and then on a rolling foundation. To apply, make sure you visit btc.smapply.io.