ROSETTA: A Musical Workshop

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Presented by Candyce Rusk at Ground Floor Theatre, Austin TX

Aug 20 - 21 2019
ROSETTA: A Musical Workshop

Explore the passionate and bold legacy of Black musical pioneer Rosetta Tharpe. ROSETTA musical workshops will be at Ground Floor Theater on August 20 & Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 8pm.

ROSETTA is a musical in development in Austin, Texas. Exploring the legacy of Black musical pioneer Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973) and embracing the musical styles of gospel, blues, swing and the love ballad, this new musical by Candyce Rusk (creator, lyrics, additional music), Kim Euell (book) and Craig Toungate (music, additional lyrics) tells the passionate and bold story of Rosetta Tharpe, revealing her profound influence on the American musical canon.

Upcoming, two nights only! ROSETTA musical

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Tickets sold via Groundfloor Theatre: $15 general admission

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Ground Floor Theatre is located where Springdale and Airport meet, behind Austin Bouldering Project and Daily Greens, tucked between Austin East Ciders and Friends and Allies Brewery. We request you park in our parking lot, which is accessible off Springdale, just past Daily Greens, and around the back of the building.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Ground Floor Theatre

979 Springdale Rd; Suite 122, Austin, TX 78702

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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