New Musical Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical Will Disco Off-Broadway Sept. 5

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27 Jun 2014

The New York premiere of Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical featuring Anthony Wayne (Pippin, Anything Goes, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Anastacia McCleskey (Violet, The Book of Mormon) and Jacqueline B. Arnold (We Will Rock You, Priscilla Queen of the Dessert) will start previews Sept.5 Off-Broadway at the Theatre at St. Clement’s (423 W. 46th Street).



Produced by AnthonyKen LLC And Sheryl Lee Ralph/The Diva Foundation, Mighty Real is, "the brand new musical that celebrates the life of the original 1970's disco queen Sylvester. It tells the life story of the 'Queen of Disco,' Sylvester, through his music and his point of view. Beyond all the trials and tribulations of his life – and the glitz and glamour of his lifestyle – Sylvester was not only a symbol for being fabulous, but also a pioneer in the LGBTQ community for showing, unapologetically, you have to be true to who you are."

In addition to cast members Wayne, McCleskey and Arnold Mighty Real also features DeAnne Stewart and Jack Fuller who will allow, "Sylvester’s classic songs to enter your ears, soar through your heart, and inspire your soul."

Music is by Sylvester. Book is by Anthony Wayne. Mighty Real is directed by Anthony Wayne and Kendrell Bowman. Choreography is by Anastacia McCleskey and musical direction is by Jason Patterson.

Previews begin Sept. 5 with an opening on Sept. 14. The show is scheduled for an Off-Broadway run through Oct. 5.

Tickets are $25 - $84.50. To purchase and for more information visit FabulousSylvester.com.