The musical, directed by Ken Wydro, tells the story of a talented young gospel singer who embraces secular music despite the strong objections of her mother.
The Next Generation cast includes Bettina Pennon as Mama, Sandra Huff as Sister Carrie, Ahmaya Knoelle Higginson as Doris Winter, Tyrone Flowers as Reverend Winters and Elijiah A. Lewis as Minister of Music.
Mama, I Want To Sing played for eight years Off-Broadway as well as in London’s West End plus a three-year tour across the USA, seven tours throughout Japan and multiple appearances in the Caribbean, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy.
The Dempsey Theater is located at 127 W. 127th Street, between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Malcolm X Boulevards. For more information and tickets, visit www.mamafoundation.org.