Sistas

  • Sistas
  • Sistas

  • Off-Broadway

Sistas is an epic tale of Black women in America told through the songs of artists such as Ma Rainey, Billie Holiday, Lena Horn, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott and Beyoncé. Offering stories that focus on the struggles, triumphs and passions of such women, this moving narrative starts with the days of Jim Crow and takes us to the present.

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  • Preview: Sep. 29, 2011 Open: Sep. 29, 2011 Status: Open run

  • CAST:

    Heather Amy Goldberger
    Gloria Tracey Conyer Lee
    Roberta Jennifer Fouche
    Simone April Nixon
    Tamika Lexi Rhoades

    CREATIVE STAFF:

    Written by Dorothy Marcic Director Kenneth Ferrone
  • SYNOPSIS

    Sistas uses songs such as "Strange Fruit," "Society’s Child," "Taint Nobody’s Business," "I am Not My Hair," "A Woman’s Worth," and "Golden,” to weave a tale of Black women in America. This is a passionate picture of their conflicts, victories and joy as told through a company that performs with skilled energy, individual intensity and a resonant group dynamic. Sistas is revealing, evocative and enlightening.
  • Playing at:
    St. Luke's Theatre 308 46th St. New York, NY 10019
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