Photo Flash: Black Ensemble Theater's FROM DOO WOP TO HIP HOP VIP Reception
Black Ensemble Theater presented the world premiere of From Doo Wop to Hip Hop, written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor and Associate Director Rueben Echoles and produced by Jackie Taylor, earlier this month. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the VIP reception!
As with all Black Ensemble Theater Productions, Robert Reddrick served as musical director. The Black Ensemble Musicians included Robert Reddrick on drums, Tracy Baker on bass, HerBert Walker on guitar, and Mark Moultrup and Andrea Moore on piano.
The cast included: David Simmons, Monty Montgomery, Christopher Straw, Dwight Neal, Matthew Payne,Kelvin Roston Jr., Brandon Holmes, Lawrence Williams, Corey Wright, Cynthia Carter, Erin O'Shea, John Keating, Megan Murphy, Lisa Beasley, Danielle Davis and Marquicia Jordan.
The creative team included Rueben Echoles (Choreography), Daryl Brooks (Production Manager), Dave Ferguson (Set Design), Denise Karczewski (Lights), Mike Pierce and Les Spires (Sound), June Saito (Costumes), Helen Latyak (Props), CoCo Lemry (Scenic Painter). Bekki Lambrecht is the
Technical Director, Emily Wall is the company stage manager and Victoria Spires is the Equity Stage Manager.
Photo Credit: Lyle Miller
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