Photo Flash: First Look - Black Ensemble Theaters' ONE HIT WONDERS, Opening Tonight

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Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the world premiere musical One Hit Wonders by Black Ensemble Theater Associate Director Rueben D. Echoles in collaboration with Dawn Bless, directed by Black Ensemble Associate Director Daryl D. Brooks. One Hit Wonders will be presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago through June 29, 2014. In anticipation of opening night tonight, May 21, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! production opens tonight, and

This not-to-be-missed, hilarious musical spans some of the world''s biggest hits of the '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s. One Hit Wonders is a fun musical comedy that promises to deliver surprises and excitement. The audience will be amazed at hearing extremely popular music that they never realized was a one hit wonder. What are some of the songs? Well we want you to wonder about that. We can promise that this world premiere musical will be delivered in true Black Ensemble Theater style and leave you wanting for more.

The cast includes: Yando Lopez, Claudia Cunningham, Kelvin Roston Jr., Mark J.P. Hood, Brittney Thomas, Ally Jones, Mallory Maedke, Ta-tynisa Wilson, Donald Craig Manuel, Lyle Miller and Ereatha McCullough.

As with all Black Ensemble productions, the production features outstanding live music. The musicians are Music Director Robert Reddrick (drums), Justin Dillard (keyboard), Herb Walker (guitar) and Danny O''Conner (bass).

Photo credit: Danny Nicholas

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Photo Flash: First Look - Black Ensemble Theaters' ONE HIT WONDERS, Opening Tonight
Lyle Miller

Photo Flash: First Look - Black Ensemble Theaters' ONE HIT WONDERS, Opening Tonight
Ta-Tynisa Wilson and Kelvin Roston Jr.

Photo Flash: First Look - Black Ensemble Theaters' ONE HIT WONDERS, Opening Tonight
Lyle Miller, Ereatha McCullough

Photo Flash: First Look - Black Ensemble Theaters' ONE HIT WONDERS, Opening Tonight
Kelvin Roston Jr., Brittney Thomas, Lyle Miller, Yando Lopez

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