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Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio

The highly anticipated Off-Broadway premiere of MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL - the brand new musical that celebrates the life of the original 1970s disco queen SYLVESTER, with songs like "(You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real", "Can't Stop Dancing" and "You Are My Friend", begins previews at Theatre at St. Clement's on September 5th, 2014 with an opening set for September 14th, 2014. In celebration of Pride Weekend, the show gave a special preview at Sirius XM Radio. Check out photos from the apperaance below!

As previously reported, the principal cast will feature Anthony Wayne (PIPPIN, Anything Goes) as Sylvester, Anastacia McCleskey (VIOLET, Book of Mormon) as Izora and Jacqueline B. Arnold (We Will Rock You, PRISCILLA) as Martha. Completed casting will include DeAnne Stewart and Jack Fuller both as Sylvester Singers.

MIGHTY REAL is directed by both Anthony Wayne and Kendrell Bowman with the book written by Wayne. Bowman (celebrity fashion stylist for artist such as K. Michelle, Lauriana Mae and David Banner) recreates the 1970s couture as Costume Designer. Lighting design is by Tony Nominee David Lander with sound design by Rafe Carlotto (Sound Associates) and set creation by Todd Frank.

Tickets are on sale to the general public today, June 2nd via www.FabulousSylvester.com.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter and Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter and Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter and Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter and Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter and Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kevin Aviance

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kevin Aviance

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kevin Aviance

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kevin Aviance

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kevin Aviance

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kevin Aviance

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kevin Aviance and Martha Wash

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash, Melba Moore and Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore and Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kevin Aviance, Martha Wash, Melba Moore and Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kendrell Bowman, Martha Wash and Anthony Wayne

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kendrell Bowman, Martha Wash, Anthony Wayne, Jacqueline Arnold and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Jacqueline Arnold, Anthony Wayne and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Anthony Wayne

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Anastacia McCleskey, Jacqueline Arnold and Anthony Wayne

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Anthony Wayne and Melba Moore

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Martha Wash and Matthew Rettenmund

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Jacqueline Arnold, Martha Wash, Anthony Wayne and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Anthony Wayne, Melba Moore, Jacqueline Arnold and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Jacqueline Arnold, Anthony Wayne and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Jacqueline Arnold, Billy Porter, Anthony Wayne and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Jacqueline Arnold, Billy Porter, Anthony Wayne and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Jacqueline Arnold, Kendrell Bowman, Anthony Wayne and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Jacqueline Arnold, Kendrell Bowman, Anthony Wayne and Anastacia McCleskey

Photo Coverage: MIGHTY REAL Kicks Off Pride Weekend at Sirius XM Radio
Kendrell Bowman and Anthony Wayne

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.



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