BIG OTIS JUMP UP BLUES Revue to Play 54 Below, 5/29
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents Otis Sallid's Big Otis Jump Up Blues Revue, for one night only on Thursday, May 29th at 9:30pm. The show features the music of Big Joe Turner, Julia Lee, Duke Ellington, Joe Liggins, La Vern Baker and Nellie Lutcher. It is steeped in the tradition of speakeasy shows that became popular during the rise of the Harlem Renaissance, performed in after-hours joints all across the Midwest and East Coast.
Sugar dancing poppas, hip shaking mommas and Saturday night boogie-woogie men, Big Otis Jump Up Blues Revue is bound to have you jumping right out of your seat. A talented cast headed by: actress Lillias White (Fela!, Hair, Once On This Island, Crowns, Funny Girl, Dreamgirls, The Life, Chicago, How To Succeed in Business, Cats, Barnum), Eugene Fleming (Billy Elliot: The Musical, Never Gonna Dance, The Look of Love, One Mo' Time), Roz Beauty, Milton Vann, and newcomer Aisha Jackson, bring to life the days of Café Society and the Cotton Club. Directed by Otis Sallid, co-creator of Smokey Joe's Café, with the stylish vocal direction of Contrella Patrick-Henry and the musical accompaniment of Steven A. Taylor, Big Otis Jump Up Blues Revue is sure to whet the appetite and leave you thirsting for more.
Big Otis Jump Up Blues Revue plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) for one night, Thursday, May 29th at 9:30pm. Cover charge starts at $25 and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
From its inception, CREATIVEOTIS has always strived to be the best. As a creative production company CREATIVEOTIS is constantly working on the cutting edge of new ideas and innovations in the field of entertainment and entertainment production. Founder and president, Otis Sallid, has often touted the company's ability to take a concept from "the page to the stage." "It is what we do", says Otis. Our mission statement, says Otis, is that we do not have a mission statement. We have a philosophy. Our philosophy is that we are always in the pursuit of excellence. Our clients have always been proud of our product and we are proud to stand side by side with them as they usher the finished idea into the marketplace. Even in the most difficult of situations we, as a company, have always been able to assemble a team of creative and business professionals who can make the impossible, possible.