Tracy Mitchell, writer/director Paul Levine, music sensation Barry Manilow, Big Maybelle star Lillias White, Murphy Davis and actress/singer Lorna Luft
(© Michael Heller)
Tracy Mitchell, writer/director Paul Levine, music sensation Barry Manilow, Big Maybelle star Lillias White, Murphy Davis and actress/singer Lorna Luft
(© Michael Heller)

Bay Street Theatre celebrated the opening night of Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues on Saturday, August 11.

Tony Award winner Lillias White stars as legendary blues singer Maybelle Smith in the world premiere show, written and directed by Paul Levine.

Music superstar Barry Manilow and actress/singer Lorna Luft were in attendance at the final preview on August 10, while stage star Richard Kind was among the guests for the opening.

Click here to read TheaterMania's feature interview with Lillias White.

Click here for more information and Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues tickets.


Big Maybelle's Lillias White with stage veteran Richard Kind
(© Barry Gordin)
Big Maybelle's Lillias White with stage veteran Richard Kind
(© Barry Gordin)

Bay Street Theatre celebrated the opening night of Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues on Saturday, August 11.

Tony Award winner Lillias White stars as legendary blues singer Maybelle Smith in the world premiere show, written and directed by Paul Levine.

Music superstar Barry Manilow and actress/singer Lorna Luft were in attendance at the final preview on August 10, while stage star Richard Kind was among the guests for the opening.

Click here to read TheaterMania's feature interview with Lillias White.

Click here for more information and Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues tickets.


Big Maybelle's writer/director Paul Levine celebrates with his star, Lillias White at the opening night party
(© Barry Gordin)
Big Maybelle's writer/director Paul Levine celebrates with his star, Lillias White at the opening night party
(© Barry Gordin)

Bay Street Theatre celebrated the opening night of Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues on Saturday, August 11.

Tony Award winner Lillias White stars as legendary blues singer Maybelle Smith in the world premiere show, written and directed by Paul Levine.

Music superstar Barry Manilow and actress/singer Lorna Luft were in attendance at the final preview on August 10, while stage star Richard Kind was among the guests for the opening.

Click here to read TheaterMania's feature interview with Lillias White.

Click here for more information and Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues tickets.