Category: Musical Theater

Sarafina! – Musical Theater

Timeline-  The musical “Sarafina!” is based on the life of Sarafina and her experiences as a South African in the apartheid. The musical begins with boys

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Musical Theater: Carmen Jones

Carmen Jones — starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte — is a Broadway musical depicting a black flirtatious, parachute maker during World War II.  Carmen

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Motown The Musical

On April 14, 2013 Motown The Musical officially opened up on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (Playbill)  Motown The Musical is adapted from the book

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Porgy and Bess

The story of Porgy and Bess, set in the 1930s, is an African American opera set in a Charleston neighborhood known as Catfish Row. This

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Black Nativity

Black Nativity Written by: Sydnei Young Black Nativity is a soul stirring Christmas Story filled with thrilling notes and voices and glorious gospel music. This

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Musical Theater: The Wiz

Background Information The Wiz originally opened on Broadway in 1975. This all-black production was widely successful with its initial seven Tony wins. The cast included

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