Ozara as Nina: A Tribute 2 NINA SIMONE- FRI SHOW ONLY OTHER NIGHTS CANCELED
Elevated Places Presents:
"Ozara as Nina: The High Priestess of Soul"
An Original Play by Ozara Ode'
The drama blends in-depth narratives and some of Simone's greatest songs into a rich theatrical stew, good to the last drop! Join us on this adventure, as we delve into the good, the bad, and the truly unyielding presence of this phenomenal woman.
Due to Unforseen Circumstances the play will ONLY take place on Friday Feb 15,2013
Dates: February 15, 2013, showtime 8pm sharp
(Doors open 30 minutes before showtime)
Location: Martin Luther King Center
Cost: $10 (no CD) $20 in adv with CD $25 at the door (CD included while supplies last)
"Ozara Odé as Nina: A Tribute to the
High Priestess of Soul"
Narrated by Chastity Washington!
Be that fly on the wall as Ms. Odé takes us on a musical and theatrical journey as the High Priestess of Soul- Nina!
After years of research, Ms. Odé brings her production- "Ozara as Nina" to her hometown, singing some of the most popular and controversial tunes of the 20th Century. The evening will reel you in with haunting lyrics and emotional monologue- revealing some of the most intimate details of the journey of a soldier in the Civil Rights Movement. You do not want to miss this!
Performances By: Darlin Nikki, Lord Voo Doom, Douglas Berry, Melissa Blue and Ms. Inger SpitFire!
Photo and Graphics by Isaiah Merriweather
We are happy to announce the success of two Theatrical Readings of "Diva: A Tribute to Dr. Nina Simone", and the first full-production of "Ozara As Nina"The High Priestess of Soul", There are requests for the play to come to NYC, LA, Chicago, London, and Paris. We need the support of the community to take the full production of the play on the road! Please spread the word.
A video snippet of the Reading is now available on Youtube!
Music Produced by Grammy Nominated Producer Kevin Deane, and Musical Director Ramone Malone
Produced by Elevated Places Inc.
Mission: To utilize the Arts to elevate Mind, Body and Spirit. Elevated Places Inc. was first established in 1998 to aid and assist youth and underserved families in foster care, and transitional living. In 2002- the Arts became the main focus to affect change in the community. Our motto is: "Change a mind, Change the condition."
Proceeds from the play will be donated to Asha Family Services Inc. in support of the ongoing fight against Domestic Violence.