Black History Month 2022
See below for Skylight Music Theatre's Black History Month events
Skylight Music Theatre announced special events taking place in February in celebration of Black History Month.
One-Night-Only “Soul Review” Cabaret
Soul Review, a one-night-only cabaret, will be presented on Saturday, February 19 at 7 p.m. The show stars three of Skylight’s favorite performers, Raven Dockery, Shawn Holmes, and Kevin James Sievert singing with an on-stage band, live in the Studio Theater at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. Soul Review is pay-what-you-can, with a suggested amount of $20. More information here.
“Forgotten Voices” Filmed Presentation Free in February
Skylight Music Theatre will offer free access during the month of February to the virtual production of Forgotten Voices – Unearthing the Roots of American Music. In celebration of the contribution of Black artists, Forgotten Voices was directed and written by Sheri Williams Pannell and music directed and curated by Christie Chiles Twillie in honor of Juneteenth in 2021. Access to Forgotten Voices is free, but donations are encouraged. Click here to stream on demand.
“Monday Night Dance Break” Classes
Music theatre dance classes celebrating Black History Month will be held on Monday, February 21 and Monday, February 28 at 7 p.m. in the Broadway Theatre Center 4th floor rehearsal studio. The classes will be taught by two local choreographers, Wanyah Frazier and Christopher Gilbert. Monday Night Dance Break classes are one hour 15 minutes and cost $15, payable in advance online or at the door. More information here.