Monday, July 23, 2012

Emily Mwakitawa as Aida @ Emmett Hook Center, Shreveport, in the StageCenter production running from Th, Aug 2 to Sun, Aug 5

Emily Mwakitawa as Aida by trudeau
Emily Mwakitawa as Aida, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

The winner of 4 Tony Awards, including Best Original Score, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida embraces exuberant dancing, staging and singing.

Directed by Jared Watson, with choreography by Roshanda Spears, and musical direction by Costas Dafnis.

Aida is Emily Mwakitawa (returning from her new home of New York City), Seth Taylor is Radames, and Missy Wise is Amneris.

Supporting players are Thomas Keys (Mereb), Don McCoy (Zoser), Jori Jackson (Nehebka), Herman Johnson (Amonosro), and John Goddard (Pharoah).

Ensemble members Delia Caldwell, Madeline Hiers, Elissa Little, Kezia Pigford, Misty Shadd, Tianna Williams, Tierra Williams, Will Callahan, Paul Savage, Gentry Williams, Barbara Holmes, Mary King, Reaiah Kirkendoll, and Eve Mwakitawa.

Thurs, Aug 2, Fri, Aug 3, & Sat, Aug 4 @ 7:30pm. Sun, Aug 5 @ 3pm
318.218.9978 All performances at Emmett Hook Center, First United Methodist Church, Shreveport.

$20.00 – $15.00 –
Student Rush for College and High School students with valid I.D., 5 minutes prior to curtain, for $10.00, cash only. 1 ticket per I.D.

Meet actress Emily Mwakitawa in a series of Stage Center videos.

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