Jump, Jive, and Wail! The Music of Louis Prima

Stage Door Canteen    10/5/2012 - 11/24/2012 (schedule)

Category:  Musical · World Premiere · Opera · Dance · Professional

They called him "The Wildest" and "The King of Swing". His band and his stage shows were like no others. And, now, the Stage Door Canteen brings it all back in a new original show celebrating a unique New Orleans talent who made an incomparable contribution to popular music and stagecraft. "Jump, Jive, & Wail" features a spectacular cast of ten who bring to life these legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance with the non-stop energy that kept audiences cheering from New Orleans to New York, from Las Vegas to network television. Enjoy such timeless Prima classics as Sing! Sing! Sing!, Just a Gigolo, Oh Marie, That Old Black Magic, and Basin Street Blues. Add spectacular dining by Chef John Besh and The American Sector restaurant for the ultimate experience! Advance ticket purchase or reservations are recommended.

Total performances: 20

Adam Bock.... Guitar/Vocals
Chance Bushman.... Choreographer/Dancer
Christina Perez.... Vocalist
David Phy.... Trombone/Vocals
Eric Bernhardt.... Saxophone/Vocals
Geoff Clapp.... Drums/Vocals
Jay Hagen.... Trumpet/Vocals
Lisa Casper.... Dancer
Pete Roze.... Bass/Vocals
Tom Hook.... Bandleader/Piano/Vocals
*=featured role

Victoria Reed ....  Director; Concept; Costumes; Director of New Play Development
Bret Bohnet ....  Technical Director
Barry Mendelson ....  Sound Technician
Toby Thibodeaux ....  Sound Technician
Joseph Olivier ....  Sound Technician
Sean LeFort ....  Sound Technician
Adrienne Burns ....  Spotlight Operator
Tom Hook ....  Musical Arrangement; Concept
Jay Hagen ....  Musical Arrangement
Judy Claverie ....  Costumes
Alex Quinby ....  Lighting Designer
Mandi Ridgdell ....  Assistant to the Director
Ginny Claus ....  Assistant to the Director
Chris Hornung ....  Technical Staff
Jacob Vincent ....  Technical Staff

Notes: No scheduled shows on Saturday, October 20th; Sunday, November 11th; and Saturday, November 17th. For the Friday and Saturday evening shows, curtain is at 8:00p.m., and on Sunday the curtain for the matinee is at 1:00p.m. in the afternoon.
References: Special Thanks : Lena Prima, Gia Prima, Joe Segreto, Stan Irwin, Bruce Raeburn, Nathalie Gomes Adams, Judy Claverie, Sumatran Orangutan Society
Record created by: adrienneburns

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