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(Work Session)

Noted writer, playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith has written a new musical about the legendary Ella Fitzgerald. ELLA: An American Miracle features two actresses portraying the vocalist: Dee Dee Bridgewater as the ghost of Ms. Fitzgerald and Charity Angél Dawson as a young Ella. A work session for the production is being held in New York City during August 25-September 1, which will conclude with a private industry presentation.

Producers: Steven Scarduzio, John Hart

Book: Anna Deavere Smith
Director: Philip Wm McKinley
Choreographer: Ellenore Scott
Casting Assistant: April Grier, Tara Rubin Casting
Work Session Dates: Aug 29 - Sept 25, 2022

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