VIDEO: Sneak Peek - SISTAS THE MUSICAL Comes to DVD Today
One Village Entertainment, an entity of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) announces the release of the roof-raising stage play SISTAS THE MUSICAL, on DVD and digital download today, June 4, 2013 at an SRP of $14.98. Directed by Kenneth Ferrone, Sistas The Musical features an all-female cast including Tracey Conyer Lee, Jennifer Fouche, Amy Goldberger, April Nixon and Lexi Rhoades. The musical journey weaves an emotionally compelling story with exultant musical performances. Let the spirit lift you higher with Sistas The Musical.
With news of their grandmother's passing, a group of sisters come together to pick a song to honor their grandmother's legacy at her memorial service. Going through their grandmother's keepsakes, the women uncover mementos that testify to their grandmother's profound contributions to their family history and their community. In the process, the sisters tell their stories through the many indelible songs that trace the rich and conflicted history of Black women that span the days of Jim Crow, the 60's Girl Groups, the emerging female empowerment of the 90's, and the unique challenges of today's youth. With classic musical hits including Oh...Happy Day, Precious Lord, Stormy Weather, R.E.S.P.E.C.T., Say a Little Prayer, Tyrone, I Have Nothing, Single Ladies and A Woman's Worth, Sistas The Musical orchestrates an exciting and moving evolutionary concerto of African-American women.
Written by Fulbright Scholar Dr. Dorothy Marcic, Sistas The Musical was filmed at St. Paul's Community Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York. The show is currently being performed Off Broadway in its second year in Manhattan before enthusiastic live audiences
About RLJ Entertainment:
RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) is a premier independent licensee and distributor of entertainment content and programming in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,200 exclusive titles. RLJE is a leader in numerous genres via its owned and distributed brands such as Acorn (British TV), Image (stand-up comedy, feature films), One Village (urban), Acacia (fitness), Slingshot (faith), Athena (educational), Criterion (art films) and Madacy (gift sets). These titles are distributed in multiple formats including DVD, Blu-Ray, digital download, digital streaming, broadcast television (including satellite and cable), theatrical and non-theatrical.
Via its majority-owned subsidiary Agatha Christie Limited, RLJE manages the intellectual property and publishing rights to some of the greatest works of mystery fiction, including stories of the iconic sleuths Miss Marple and Poirot. And through its direct-to-consumer business, RLJE has direct contacts and billing relationships with millions of consumers.
RLJE leverages its management experience to acquire, distribute, and monetize existing and original content for its many distribution channels, including its nascent branded digital subscription channels, and engages distinct audiences with programming that appeals directly to their unique viewing interests. RLJE has proprietary e-commerce web sites for the Acorn and Acacia brands, and owns the recently launched Acorn TV digital subscription service.
About One Village Entertainment:
Launched in 2007, One Village Entertainment is a part of the Image division of RLJ Entertainment devoted to the development, production and acquisition of feature films, comedy specials, stage plays, documentaries and music content targeting the African-American consumer and urban market. The programming is distributed across multiple platforms including theatrical, broadcast, Blu-ray/DVD, digital streaming and downloading. Among the more than 125 titles that carry the One Village imprimatur are live stand-up performances featuring Kevin Hart and Charlie Murphy; documentaries 2 Turntables and a Microphone: The Life and Death of Jam Master Jay and I Ain't Scared of You: A Tribute to Bernie Mac; the feature films American Violet starring Oscar-nominee Alfre Woodard, All Things Fall Apart featuring 50 Cent, the latest in Spike Lee's Chronicles of Brooklyn Red Hook Summer and the acclaimed theatrical romantic comedy Russ Parr's 35 & Ticking. Bestsellers include the stage play production of What My Husband Doesn't Know by David E. Talbert, who is described by Variety as "the acknowledged kingpin of urban musicals."
Sistas The Musical DVD
Genre: Family, Stage Plays, Musical, Urban
Rating: Not Rated
Street Date: 06/04/2013
Length: 87 Minutes
Catalogue #: SST8453DVD