SHOUT SISTER SHOUT!
Dive into Cheryl L. West’s spirited, authentic and emotionally charged story about a charismatic music forerunner and the authentic roots of rock-and-roll.
Based on Gayle F. Wald’s book Shout, Sister, Shout!, this new musical tells the story of Sister Rosetta Tharpe—one of America’s most influential rock, R&B and gospel crossover singers and guitarists. Ambitious, courageous and uncompromisingly public, Tharpe became a pioneer of the women’s movement for racial and sexual equality and musical legend who redefined the national and international music scene in the 1930s and 40s and beyond. Dive into Cheryl L. West’s spirited, authentic and emotionally charged story about a charismatic music forerunner and the authentic roots of rock-and-roll.
Cast (in order of appearance)
Joseph Anthony Byrd
Jamal Antony Shuriah
Nicholas Brother/Little Richard/Ensemble
Nicholas Brother/Russell Morrison/Ensemble
Swing/Fight and Intimacy Captain