Sistas - Off-Broadway

A musical journey of African-American women from Bessie Smith to Beyoncé.

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St. Luke's Theatre 308 46th St.
New York, NY 10019

Important Dates

Preview sep 29, 2011

Time

1hr. 30mins. (0 Intermission)

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Using the lyrics of songs made famous by artists like Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Beyoncé and many others, Sistas tells of the struggles, the joy and the triumphs of being Black and of being woman in America, as told through the life of one woman and the women in her family. Moving from the days of Jim Crow to the present, the narrative is presented through songs like "Strange Fruit," "Society’s Child," and "Taint Nobody’s Business," right up to the present with more contemporary songs of worth and independence such as "I am Not My Hair" by India Arie, Alicia Keys’ "A Woman’s Worth," and "Golden" by Jill Scott.

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What is Sistas Like?
Sistas is a true celebration of African-American women, and like any good celebration, it offers the chance to laugh, cry, sing and dance. Audience participation is encouraged, and the happy crowd often sings along or dances to hit songs featured in the show. Sistas highlights several ...

Sistas Cast & Creative

  • Heather Amy Goldberger
  • Gloria Tracey Conyer Lee
  • Roberta Jennifer Fouche
  • Simone Badia Farha
  • Tamika Lexi Rhoades
  • Written by Dorothy Marcic
  • Director Kenneth Ferrone
  • Choreographer Lauren Lim Jackson
  • Set Designer Josh Iacovelli
  • Costume Designer Tricia Barsamian
  • Lighting Designer Kia Rogers

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St. Luke's Theatre
308 46th St. New York, NY

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Sistas – Off-Broadway

A musical journey of African-American women from Bessie Smith to Beyoncé.

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