The York Theater Company has announced cast and creative team for Blind Lemon Blues, a musical based on songs by Blind Lemon Jefferson, to begin performances on September 8 at The Theatre at St. Peter's. The show will star Akin Babatunde in the title role; he is also the show's director, choreographer, and co-author (with Alan Govenar).

The show will also star Cavin Yarborough, Alisa Peoples Yarborough, Inga Ballard, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Timothy Parham, and guitarist Skip Krevens. The creative team includes Russel Parkham (sets), Tommy Bourgeois (costumes), and Steve Woods (lighting).

As previously announced, Yank!, a musical with a book and lyrics by David Zellnik and music by his brother Joe Zellnik, about gay soldiers in the Army during World War II, will debut at the York in February. No casting has been announced.

For more information, call 212-935-5820 or visit www.yorktheatre.org.