"I Have A Dream" Broadway Musical on Life of Dr. King
The Broadway musical, I Have a Dream, first debuted in 1976 with Billy Dee William playing Dr. King. The play portrays the life of Dr. King and important moments of the civil rights movement through song and dance.
Written by Josh Greenfield and directed by veteran actor Herman LeVern Jones of TheatreSouth, the production has toured internationally. It includes many gospel songs from the Civil Rights Movement, including "We Shall Overcome," and "Free at Last," to be performed by professional soloists and the Fresh Start Church Gospel Choir of Glen Burnie.
Coretta Scott King and Rosa Parks praised the show when they saw it in the 1980’s.
I Have a Dream is a gospel musical on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., that chronicles the major events of the Civil Rights Movement, giving insight into Dr. King's love of his family, his sense of humor, and the incredible sacrifices he and others made in the fight for racial equality.
The performance will feature a cast of Broadway stars and local community actors, including Broadway actor Jahi Kearse as Dr. King.. Community theatre cast members from the Annapolis area include Marvin "Mack" Jones, Mary DesChamps, Jamela Dillard, Ariana Dillard, Evangela Butler-Sherman, Tracy Neal, Victoria Williams, Mia Williams, Darrick Johnson, Crystal Lynch, Hope Anderson, Cecile Jackson, Victor Kakulu, Taylor Chunn, Carolyn Chunn, Katherine Manchester, and Roslyn DyerVisit Event Website for More Info