3 Mo' Divas! — with Tony Winner Boston — to Play Arena Stage

News   3 Mo' Divas! — with Tony Winner Boston — to Play Arena Stage
 
3 Mo' Divas!, which is described as a "musical celebration of class, sass and style," will play a limited engagement at Washington, D.C.'s Arena Stage.

Created, directed and choreographed by Marion J. Caffey, the show is double-cast. The six actresses who will be seen in the D.C. production include Tony Award winner Gretha Boston (Show Boat), Andrea Jones-Sojola, N'Kenge, Nina Negri, Jamet Pittman and Vivian Reed. 3 Mo' Divas will begin performances at the D.C. venue July 12 and will play the Kreeger Theatre through Aug. 13. The creative team also includes Joseph Joubert (musical supervisor/orchestrator/arranger), e'Marcus Harper (musical director/arranger), Dale F. Jordan (set designer), Toni-Leslie James (costume designer) and Richard Winkler (lighting designer).

3 Mo' Divas world premiered in March 2004 at San Diego Repertory Theatre. Featuring an onstage orchestra, the revue, according to press notes, "spans eight musical forms and features 400 years of music in a single evening . . . from Bach to Cole Porter, Gershwin to Cab Calloway and Ellington to The Supremes."

Arena Stage is located at 1101 Sixth Street, SW in Washington, DC. Tickets are available by calling (202) 488-3300. Visit www.arenastage.org for more details.

The <i>Divas</i>: (l.-r.) Nina Negri, Gretha Boston, Jamet Pittman, Vivian Reed, Andrea Jones-Sojola and N'Kenge
The Divas: (l.-r.) Nina Negri, Gretha Boston, Jamet Pittman, Vivian Reed, Andrea Jones-Sojola and N'Kenge Photo by Joan Marcus
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