Mahalia

January 21, 2017 - February 25, 2017
Recurring every 5 weeks on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 520-0055
Admission: $30-$61
Area of Town: Midtown

Mahalia Regional PremiereG/ Musical
By Tom Stolz
Directed by TBD

Previews: January 21, 22, and 25
Opening Night: January 26, 2017
Runs: January 26 – February 26, 2017
Performance Days and Times: Thursdays: 7:30 p.m; Fridays: 8:00 p.m; Saturdays: 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m; and Sundays: 3:00 p.m.

A joyous celebration of the life and music of the world's greatest gospel singer: a humble, deeply religious woman whose expressive, full throated voice carried her from a three room shanty in New Orleans to international fame. The joy and inspiration of her heartfelt songs provide a counterpoint to the urgent messages delivered by her friend, Martin Luther King. Standing at his side, Mahalia Jackson became the musical voice of the civil rights movement. This harmonious tribute includes music by various gospel composers as well as hymns and spirituals made famous by Mahalia Jackson.The Ensemble Theatre's 2016-2017 Season is sponsored in part by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. United Airlines is the exclusive airline sponsor for The Ensemble Theatre.

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