PHOTO CALL: Lesley Stahl, Dionne Warwick, Cissy Houston and More Celebrate Mama, I Want To Sing's 30th Anniversary
By Krissie Fullerton
Mama, I Want To Sing, the 1983 gospel musical created by Vy Higginsen that currently plays the Dempsey Theater, celebrated its 30th anniversary March 23 with a special performance of Mama, I Want To Sing: The Next Generation in Harlem.
The musical has a book and lyrics by Higginsen and Ken Wydro with original music by Wesley Naylor.
The current cast includes Ahmaya Knoelle Higginson as Doris, Bettina Pennon as Mama, Sandra Huff as Sister Carrie, Tyrone Flowers as Reverend Winters and Elijah Ahmad Lewis as the Minister of Music, with members of the Gospel for Teens Choir in the ensemble.
Here's a look at the 30th Anniversary Celebration:
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