Mahalia! A Gospel Musical

Mahalia! A Gospel Musical

Written by: Tom Stolz 

Category:  Musical

JPAS pays tribute to the Queen of Gospel Music" with this production of Mahalia! A Gospel Musical. It's a joyous celebration of the life and music of the world's greatest gospel singer and New Orleans legend, Mahalia Jackson - a humble, deeply religious woman whose expressive, full-throated voice carried her from a three room shanty in New Orleans to appearances before presidents and royalty.

Total performances: 9

Danielle Edinburgh Wilson.... Mahalia Jackson *
Jay Van Hall.... Martin Luther King, Jr.
Vickie R. Thomas.... Aunt Duke/Mildred
*=featured role

Troy Poplous ....  Director
Albinas Prizgintas ....  Musical Director; Accompanist
Joshua Tiska ....  Prop Master
Ryan Neely ....  Stage Manager
Ryan Hauenstein ....  Master Electrician
Kelly James-Penot ....  Costume Assistant
Daniel Graham ....  Technical Assistant
Liz Broomall ....  Master Carpenter
Laura E. Jordan ....  Costume Designer


Singing Her Praises
Mahalia! Does Justice To The Gospel Singer's Music, If Not Her Life Story
by Theodore P. Mahne
New Orleans Time Picayune Lagniappe 2/13/09
Civil Rites
by Dalt Wonk
The Gambit 2/24/09

References: Media; Review; MPC
Record created by: JPAS

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