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Anthony Bean Presents ‘Old Skool’ at SUNO

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Contact: Tammy Barney
(504) 286-5343

Anthony Bean Community Theater Presents ‘Old Skool’ at SUNO

'Old Skool'
July 28-30 and Aug. 4-6
Anthony Bean Community Theater
Southern University at New Orleans Gymnasium
6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126
862-PLAY (7529)
Tickets: $12 - $15

NEW ORLEANS, LA – July 19, 2017 -- Anthony Bean Community Theater Summer Performing Arts Camp brings the magic of R&B music to life on stage in "OLD SKOOL."

More than 75 youths will perform in the musical play, during which you will sing and dance in the aisles to your favorite hits as the kids re-enact the songs of yesterday. You will see the kids sing and lip-sync to The Marvelette's "Please, Mr. Postman,” The Dixie Cups' "Chapel of Love," Frankie Lymon's "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," Irma Thomas’ ‘It’s Raining’ and many, many more.

This production is written and directed by Anthony Bean in collaboration with ABCT Summer Teaching Staff, which consists of choreography by Torrence L. Taylor, vocals by Maya Carter and Steve Burke, costumes by Ms. B. and set and lighting by John Grimsley.
“Old Skool” tells the story of a young girl that mourns the loss of her grandmother. In memoriam, she decides to create a show expressing her grandmother's love for R&B music.

Performing dates are July 28 – Aug. 6. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for children, (12 years and under), and are available by calling the Box Office at 504-862-7529. Box Office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 2-6 p.m., and two hours before performances). You may charge by phone or online at

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