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First Look at Daniel Alexander Jones's Black Light at Joe's Pub

Currently in performances, Black Light opens February 25 for its run through March 25.

Vuyo Sotashe, Jomama Jones, and Trevor Bachman as featured in Black Light at Joe's Pub.
(© Joan Marcus)

The Public Theater's production of Black Light recently began performances and the production has released its first photos of the show, created by Daniel Alexander Jones and running through March 25 at Joe's Pub. Opening night is set for February 25.

Jomama Jones takes center stage.
(© Joan Marcus)

Black Light features original music from Jones's alter ego, Jomama Jones, and Laura Jean Anderson, Bobby Halvorson, Dylan Meek, and Josh Quat. Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes is the music director.

The show is described as follows: "(Black Light) draws musical influence from Prince, Sade, Diana Ross, and Tina Turner, and is marked significantly by the Black American Freedom movement, Afromysticism, goddess mythology and divination. Jomama takes her audience on an intimate journey – the depths of personal and political upheaval, and the shards of shattered illusions – through her story, which is illuminated by phenomenal wit...Black Light removes the barrier between artist and audience, allowing them to bear witness, be witnessed and recharge. It explores the hopes and fears, the signs and signifiers found in the darkest parts of our collective night as we move toward an uncertain dawn."

Josh Quat, Trevor Bachman, Vuyo Sotashe, and Jomama Jones in Black Light, running through March 25 at Joe's Pub.
(© Joan Marcus)

Black Light is presented as part of the New York Voices series, the artist commissioning program at Joe's Pub.

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