Sistas: The Musical by Dorothy Marcic
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Back by popular demand, Sistas traces the relationship of Black women and popular music, with songs including “God Bless The Child,” “Stormy Weather,” “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.,” “I Will Survive,” “I Am Not My Hair” and many more.
The Tennessee Women’s Theater Project is proud to present the return of Sistas: The Musical, by Dorothy Marcic.
Five women – three sisters, a great-granddaughter, a sister-in-law – sort through the attic of their recently departed family matriarch, in search of inspiration for her memorial service. They unearth trials and tears, love and laughter, and perform the music of iconic artists from Bessie Smith to Beyoncé. Sistas traces the relationship of Black women and popular music, with songs including “Oh, Happy Day,” “God Bless The Child,” “Stormy Weather,” “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.,” “I Will Survive,” “Single Ladies,” “I Am Not My Hair,” “A Woman’s Worth,” and many more. The cast includes The cast includes Shonka Dukureh as Roberta; LaToya Gardner as Simone; Lisa Graham as Gloria; Brittany Nelson as Heather; and Aija Penix as Tamika. Read Jef Ellis’s preview at BroadwayWorld Nashville
“You owe it to yourself to see it.” — Jef Ellis, Broadway World Nashville
Our 2018-19 season is sponsored by HCA/TriStar Health.
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