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Lili-Anne Brown conducts summer productions choreographed by Breon Arzell at the St. Louis Outdoor Theater.
Anastasia McCleskey (caroline, or change; waitress) as Celie in the 2005 premiere of the Broadway musical Muny Purplewhich will air the St. Louis venue until August 9.
Lili-Anne Brown is choreographed by Breon Arzell and musically directed by Jermaine Hill.
Joining McCleskey is Tracee Beazer as Shug Avery, Nasia Thomas as Nettie, Evan Tyrone Martin as Mister, Gilbert Domally as Harpo and Nicole Michelle Haskins as Sofia. Jade Jones is Sofia’s backup.
The company also includes Jos N. Banks, Shantel Cribbs, Erica Durham, Duane Martin Foster, Damon J. Gillespie, Kennedy Holmes, Omega Jones, Sage Lee, Alicia Revé Like, Melanie Loren, Danea Osseni, Grant James Reynolds, Paris Porché Richardson , Amber Alexandria Rose, Alexis Roston, Owen Scales, Rodney Thompson and Sean Walton, who joined the Muny youth team.
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The musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and 1985 Steven Spielberg’s wildly popular film) features a book and cloth by Marsha Norman Featuring music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray.
The production also includes choreography by Carolette Phillips, set design by Arnell Sanchianco, costume design by Samantha Jones, lighting design by Heather Gilbert, John Seavers With David Partridge’s sound design, Paul Dezier’s video design and Kelly’s wig design Jordan. Production Phase Manager is Jhanaë Bonnick, cast by The Telsey Office.
Muny’s 2022 season ends August 12-18 with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the amazing colorful dream coat.
Check out the new production photos below: