"Shida is based on the true story of a young African-American girl who aspires to become a writer, tracing the ups and downs of her family, friendships, and love life — from the double-dutch court at St. Mary's Catholic School in the Bronx to a scholarship at NYU," press notes state. "Her dreams become sidetracked by hardship and loss until her faith and those closest to her combine to restore Shida's hope and give her a second chance."
Shida will feature scenic design by Charlie Corcoran, lighting design by Grant Yeager and sound design by David Sanderson. Musical direction and arrangements are by Clay Bogan III. The general manager is Alexander Orbovic.
Tickets and more information can be obtained by calling (866) 811-4111 or by visiting ShidaTheMusical.com.