Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Composer: Terence Blanchard
Librettist: Kasi Lemmons
Other Artistic Personnel: William Long (Conductor)
James Robinson (Director)
Allen Moyer (Set Designer)
James Schuette (Costume Designer)
Christopher Akerlind (Lighting Designer)
Tom Watson (Wig and Makeup Design)
Seán Curran (Choreographer)
Cary John Franklin (Chorus Master)
Erie Mills (English Diction Specialist/Coach)
Original Cast: Julia Bullock (Destiny/Loneliness/Greta)
Karen Slack (Mother)
Davóne Tines (Adult Charles Blow)
Premiere Date: June 15, 2019
Description: One moment can change everything. When Charles discovers that his cousin has returned to his Louisiana hometown, he races home from college to confront his past. Memories and shadows surround Charles as he strives to move beyond a cycle of violence and forge a brave new path. Terence Blanchard, composer of OTSL’s sold-out hit Champion, teams up with screenwriter Kasi Lemmons (Eve's Bayou) for a haunting, powerful, and tender coming-of age story inspired by a memoir celebrated as "stunning" (Essence), "riveting" (Chicago Tribune), and "exquisite" (The New York Times).

[source: https://www.opera-stl.org/season-and-events/productions/fire-shut-up-in-my-bones-2019]
Length: Length is not available.
Total Acts: Not Available
Contact: Not Available
Composer Web Site: http://www.terenceblanchard.com/
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