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CROWNS


A GOSPEL MUSICAL
By REGINA TAYLOR, adapted from the book by MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM and CRAIG MARBERRY

Directed by GREG WILLIAMS, JR.

Crowns is a moving and celebratory exploration of history and identity as seen through the eyes of Yolanda, a young African-American woman who comes down South after her brother is killed, and is introduced to her grandmother’s circle of hat queens. Each hat holds the story of one of life’s joys or struggles, as Yolanda comes to realize that these hats aren’t just fashion statements, but testimonies of sisterhood—they are hard-earned Crowns.
PERFORMANCES
Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 16 at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 17 at 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m.
VENUE INFORMATION
LSU Studio Theatre
Louisiana State University
105 Music and Dramatic Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
RUN TIME
2 hours, including one intermission
TICKETS
Regular Admission | $30
Students With Valid ID| $25
Groups of 10 or More | $25 must pre-purchase prior to performance date.
FEATURING
Auditions for this production are scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 2019. Please register here.
AGE RECOMMENDATION
PG-13 Rated Show (Recommended for Ages 14+) No one under the age of four will be allowed in the theatre and all children ages 4-13 must be accompanied by an adult.
CREATIVE TEAM
Director: GREG WILLIAMS JR.
Music Director: MARCUS HANEY
Choreographer: DWIGHT BELL
Stage Manager: KAYLA BASCO
Assistant Director: KEYARRON HAROLD
Scenic Designer: NATHAN YNACAY
Production Manager: ANNETTE YANCY
Projection Designer: CHRISTOPHER D. DANIEL
Costume Designer: ROSALIND REYNARD
Hair and Wig Designer: CHRISTIAN JONES
Props: MELANIE WILLIAMS
Media and Photography: FREDERICK PRICE III
Marketing and Communications: ALVIN A. TEMPLE
CAST
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Mother Shaw
LaNea Wilkinson
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