ROUTE 66: FINDING NAT KING COLE
Some know him as the greatest pianist who ever lived, while others know him as the King of ballads and love songs. Nashville will have the honor of meeting them all, as well as the actor who brings his music to life.
After the success of his first one man show, How Blak Kin Eye Bee, Dr. jeff obafemi carr will appear in Route 66: Finding Nat King Cole. The play will be held at Amun Ra Theatre and will run October 8th through October 31st, 2010. Shows will be Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. with a post-show discussion.
Route 66: Finding Nat King Cole will be directed by acclaimed writer, producer, performer and Hollywood actress, T’Keyah Crystal Kemáh, known world wide for her acclaimed work on TV’s In Living Color, where she created endless impressions and characters; Cosby, as Bill Cosby’s daughter, Erica Lucas; and That’s So Raven, as Raven’s mom, Tonya Baxter.
Written by Dr. jeff obafemi carr, Route 66: Finding Nat King Cole, explores the struggle of one actor to find his own voice while fighting to embody one of the greatest entertainers of all times. Full of storytelling, over a dozen characters, and of course the music you know and love, audiences will laugh, cry, and be moved by the music of the greatest generation.
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