Musical Details “A Wonderful World” The Life of Jazz Legend Louis Armstrong – NBC 6 South Florida
Miami New Drama presents “A Wonderful World”, a musical about jazz legend and singular American icon Louis Armstrong. The show features music made famous by Armstrong.
The musical was written by South Florida native Aurin Squire who was originally from Opa-Locka and who went on to become an award-winning playwright and author. This production brought him back to South Florida.
“It’s great to be back in Miami and having the Premier at home in front of a local audience. I’ve always dreamed of growing up here to see a vibrant theater community, ”he told NBC 6 News.
“A Wonderful World” follows the birth of jazz to the assessment and creation of musical legend. Squire focuses his musical drama on the women in Armstrong’s life. Singer and performer Nicole Henry plays one of Louie’s wives, Alpha Smith.
“Louis Armstrong is an American legend and legend,” she said. “There was a time when he was one of the most famous black men of the 1930s and 1940s in the world, not just in America.”
The production also stars Juson Williams as Louis Armstrong, Darlene Hope as Lucille Wilson, Christina Sajous as Daisy Parker, Allison Semmesas, Lil Harden with Gavin Gregoryas King Joe Oliver, Stephen G. Anthony as Joe Glaser, Jason Holley as Lincoln. Perry and Daniel Barrett as Johnny Collins.
Tickets cost between $ 45 and $ 85 and are available for purchase by clicking here or by calling (305) 674-1040.
Production of “A Wonderful World” was temporarily suspended this week due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It should reopen on December 29e and will last until January 16e.