ABBEY: In the Red
ABBEY: In the Red is a live Jazz and dance filled performance inspired by the life and music of Jazz vocalist, composer, and civil rights activist Abbey Lincoln. Sound designer/producer Soy Sos brings together a live ensemble of woodwinds, strings and electronics featuring several esteemed musicians. Integrated into this immersive musical experience is a moving, contemporary dance performance by STAYCEE PEARL dance project created to actively express the evolution of culture through the performing arts. Also featuring The Legacy Arts Project dancers.
Premiere: May 2017, August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh
Staycee R. Pearl / Lead Artist
Herman B. Pearl / Sound Designer/Engineer
Scott Nelson / Lighting Designer
Anqwenique Wingfield / Lead Vocalist
Ben Opie / Arranger & Instrumentalist
Ben Barson / Instrumentalist
Paul Thompson / Instrumentalist
Elisa Kohanski / Instrumentalist
Idia'Dega (Tereneh Mosley) / Costume Designer
Atticus Adams / Costume & Set Designer
ABBEY: In the Red is made possible by the generous support of the Programming Fund for the August Wilson Center, the Opportunity Fund the Pittsburgh Foundation and the Heinz Small Arts Initiative.