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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Teen Summer Musical: "Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry"
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
8/4/2014  3:00:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Calandra Childers  (206) 684-7306


Teen Summer Musical: "Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry"
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, August 15-17


WHAT:
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (LHPAI) is proud to present the 2014 Teen Summer Musical, Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry. Based on the Newbery Medal-winning novel of the same name by Mildred D. Taylor, this story follows young African American youth living in the South during the Depression. Along with youth actors, young people will support their colleagues behind the curtain to create the lighting, staging, sound and set design for the production. This year’s production led by a team of renowned performers and teaching artists: Marita Phelps, director; Kabby Mitchell III, dance director; Paul Davis, music director; Cedric Thomas II, music teaching artist; Alaisha Jefferson, dance teaching artist; Ebony Arunga and Kwame Morrow, stage managers; Patrick Crowley and Erica Rose, acting teaching artists.

WHEN:
Friday, August 15– 7 pm, opening night, reception to follow
Saturday, August 16 – 2 pm
Saturday, August 16 – 7 pm, talk back to follow
Sunday, August 17 – 2 pm
Sunday, August 17 – 7 pm

WHERE:
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave S., Seattle 98144

HOW:
Tickets are $7 for youth and seniors, and $12 for adults and can be purchased online at Brown Paper Tickets or by calling the LHPAI box office at (206) 684-4758.

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