by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry | Directed by Faith Bennett Russell

Gospel music and storytelling come together to surprise, delight and remind us all of the unique and diverse ways we express ourselves. When a young woman from Brooklyn struggles to find her place in the world, she is surrounded by a community of women that transcend place and time to infuse her with stories of faith, fortitude and pride.

CELEBRATE WITH ‘HATTITUDE’: We welcome your hat! If you’re concerned your “crown” may block the view of another patron (sight lines can be tricky in the theatre) please contact the Box Office for help.

AGE REC: 12+
RUN TIME: Approximately 2 hours with one 15-minute intermission

CAST (in order of appearance)
Tracy Michelle Hughes* – Mother Shaw
Bethanie Willis – Yolanda
Marlette Buchanan* – Mabel
Kristen Natalia – Velma
Vincent ‘VJ’ Orduña – Man
Bretteney Beverly – Wanda
Be Russell – Jeanette

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association

Lucia Francine Wiggins – Conductor/Keyboard
Dr. Stephen Michael Newby – Substitute Conductor/Keyboard
Jamael Nance – Percussion
Don Randolph – Bassist

Faith Bennett Russell – Director
Aaron Norman – Music Director
Chris Daigre – Choreographer
Mark Lund – Scenic & Sound Design
Margaret Toomey – Co-Costume Design
Sadiqua Iman – Co-Costume Design
Amanda Sweger – Lighting Design
Abigail Pishaw – Stage Manager
Henrietta Price – Hat Consultant / Milliner
Zeapoe Matalda – Dramaturg
Dimitri Woods – Dialect Coach

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A celebration with ... hattitude! | Mar 21 – Apr 28, 2018
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