This week the Dallas Theater Center will begin previews of a brand new musical, Stagger Lee. Playwright, Hip Hop theater artist, and DTC’s artist-in-residence Will Power created the musical based on the mythical characters in the folk song “Stagger Lee.” As the characters struggle for their piece of the American dream a moving story of love, freedom and sacrifice unfolds. The tale is infused with tunes spanning a century of musical genres from folk, jazz, blues, rock ‘n’ roll and hip hop – all composed by Power and co-composer, Justin Ellington. Complementing the story telling team is New York based and award-winning choreographer, Camille A. Brown. Stagger Lee runs from Jan. 22 through Feb. 15 at the Wyly Theatre. Enter to win a pair of tickets to the Jan. 27 performance.
After signing up here, take a moment to survey our other Big Deal this week, passes to the Nasher Sculpture Center in the Dallas.
And take a moment to explore Art&Seek’s digital storytelling series Stagger Lee: Making a Musical
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UPDATE: We have our winners. Thank you all for playing with us!