Gaines, Giovanni, Hoty, Morrow, Uggams, et al. Set for Stormy Weather
Stormy Weather focuses on the life of the legendary entertainer (played by Giovanni in her younger days and Uggams later on), including her controversial marriage to Lennie Hayton, a white Jewish composer. The show will use standards such as "The Lady is a Tramp," "From This Moment On," and "Stormy Weather."
Also featured in the cast will be Carey Brown, Destan Owens, Julia Lema, Dathan B. Williams, Jared Grimes, Daniel J. Watts, Julyza A. Commodore, Michael Scott, Julian Brightman, and Katie O'Shaughnessy. The show's creative team includes Randy Skinner (choreography), James Noone (sets), Linda Cho (costumes), Traci Klainer (lighting), Nick Kourtides (sound), Bruce Barnes (musical director), and Daryl Waters (orchestrations/vocal arrangements).