Known worldwide for his artistic vision which guided Jomandi Productions through its own golden age of African American theater, Tom Jones is headed back to Atlanta for the revival of his production, Three Sistahs. Running July 15 to August 28 at the Horizon Theater in Little Five Points, Jones once again directs the new blues and pop musical about sibling affection and family ties.
The intimate story of the Bradshaw sisters (Olive, Marsha and Irene) unfolds in the autumn of 1969 as they have arrived to say good-bye to their childhood home. Sparks fly between these sisters as they share wine, memories, dreams and secrets. Ultimately, during their last night in their childhood home, Three Sistahs must determine what family now means to them.
“This piece tells the story of so many women who discover they have lost their voice in life,” states Jones. “It’s about three sisters stepping up to find themselves in the midst of heartache. They learn to triumph over their tragedy by reconnecting on a multitude of levels with one another.”
Created by Janet Price, Jones penned the play’s book and lyrics and musical director, William Hubbard, composed the work. The dynamic trio anchoring.
Three Sistahs includes Bernardine Mitchell and Crystal Fox reviving their roles from 2006 alongside Amber Iman, last seen at Horizon Theatre in the 2010 summer smash hit Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery.
The play runs July 15 through August 28, Wed, Thurs and Fri at 8pm, Sat at 3pm and 8:30pm and Sunday at 5pm. Tickets start as low as $25* (plus 8% sales tax) for general admission seats on weeknights. Or you can be a VIP with reserved seating and other special perks starting at $40*. Prices are subject to availability, so get your tickets early for the best prices. Tickets and information are available at www.horizontheatre.com or 404-584-7450. Horizon Theatre Company is located in Little Five Points at the corner of Euclid and Austin Avenues (1083 Austin Avenue). All seating is General Admission.
Horizon Theatre Company is grateful for the sponsorship by the Turner Voices initiative of Turner Broadcasting, who provides generous support to the 2011 season. Additional major funding is provided by the Metro Atlanta Arts Fund, Home Depot Foundation, as well as the Fulton County Commission under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council. Horizon Theatre is also supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. The Council is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional funding is provided by the City of Atlanta, Office of Cultural Affairs.