As its final production of their 49th season, Black Theater Troupe presents the present off Broadway blockbuster , SISTAS! THE MUSICAL to the Helen K. Mason humanistic discipline Center. SISTAS! THE MUSICAL may be a nonstop celebration of African American women told through Top-40 music, from Smith to Beyonce.
Still running at New York’s St. Luke’s Theater, the story follows five women as they prepare to bury the matriarch of their family. As they clean Grandma’s attic the ladies discuss their case history and therefore the history of African-American women and find love and old memories packed away, also as hit tunes that trace the history of black women, from the trials of the 1930s through the Girl Groups of the 60s to the empowerment of the 90s. Songs include “Oh, Happy Day,” “Mama Said,” “I Will Survive,” “Tyrone,” “I am Not My Hair” and “A Woman’s Worth.”
SISTAS! THE MUSICAL are going to be presented from March 27 – April 12, 2020 at the Helen K. Mason humanistic discipline Center, 1333 E. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85034.
Tickets are $41 and are on sale at blacktheatretroupe.org or by calling 602-258-8129.
SISTAS THE MUSICAL is directed by Patdro Harris and features Christal Roundtree (Gloria), Kenyata White (Roberta), Cherylandria Banks (Dr. Simone), Sarah Shockley (Tamika) and Raven Woessner (Heather). Sistas! The Musical are going to be performed with a live band and under the direction of Brenda Hankins, Musical Director.