T. Duplessis Entertainment’s hit production Sweet Willie’s Cotton Club musical stage play will return to the stage December 16th at 8pm at Cutting Edge Theater after rave audience reviews in New Orleans and at Cutting Edge.
Sweet Willie’s Cotton Club, which features music made famous during the Cotton Club era of the 1920's-1940’s, is the story of club owner Johnny V. who re-opens his late father’s New Orleans nightclub as a 1920s-style venue for local artists. His dream is to make his father proud, even beyond the grave. You will hear music From Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sam Cooke, Lena Horne, Atta James, Nena Simone and many more.
Director Trinese Duplessis will bring back the production with a great cast, which features Musical Director and Recording Artist Robert L. Pate and the Rascals, Assistant Program Director and Old School 106.7 DJ Dineaux Hanson as Johnny V., and up-and-coming actress Amber Ned as Camilla V.
Musical talent includes Jennifer Baptiste, Brandon Conerly, Latoya Lucien, Shera Phillips, Iris P, Sheleta Burke Manuel, Henry Davis, Beautiful Lawson, Recording Artist Rahim Glaspy, Gus Taylor and Comedian Nathaniel Jackson, and Trinese Duplessis added as Comedian Deedy Dee AKA the Chess Playing Call Girl.
Buy tickets online at http://cuttingedgetheater.com/.