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The Big Deal: Dallas Theater Center Presents ‘Stagger Lee’

by Gila Espinoza 21 Jan 2015 7:30 AM

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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 

PLEASE NOTE: Only Art&Seek e-newsletter subscribers can win the Big Deal.  If you are not a subscriber take care of that first, then sign up below for a chance to see Stagger Lee.

UPDATE: We have our winners. Thank you all for playing with us!