Arts and Artists at St. Paul, which is under the leadership of artistic director John Znidarsic, in association with The Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center present a free reading of the new musical Ethel!, about the life of Ethel Waters, Nov. 7 at 6 PM at The Library for Performing Arts Café.
A one-woman musical written by and starring Terry Burrell, the musical has played the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery.
This presentation is directed by Kenneth L. Roberson with musical direction by Alex Rybeck.
Songs featured in the production include “Am I Blue,” Trav’lin Light,” “Memoires of You,” “St. Louis Woman,” “Heat Wave,” “Suppertime,” “Stormy Weather,” “Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe” and “His Eye on the Sparrow.”
Burrell’s Broadway credits include Three Penny Opera, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Swinging On A Star, Into The Woods, Dreamgirls, Honky Tonk Nights and Eubie. She is currently standing by for the role of Billie Holliday in the Off-Broadway musical Lady Day.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Café is located at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza (main entrance of the library at Lincoln Center). Admission is free, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For further information visit artsandartistsatstpaul.org.
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