Stormy: The Life of Lena Horne
Wednesday 17 May 7.30pm
© McVirne Etienne
Starring Camilla Beeput
Written by Camilla Beeput
Music & Lyrics by Camilla Beeput & Alex Webb
Directed by Maxwell Golden
Creative Director Clarke Peters
Camilla Beeput celebrates dancer, movie star, activist and singer Lena Horne in her centenary year. Under the creative direction of Clarke Peters (Writer Five Guys Named Moe), Stormy brings Lena to life, alongside a five-piece band, providing a thrilling musical evocation of one of the great African-American figures in 20th century entertainment.
‘Considered one of the most beautiful women in the world, Lena Horne was an electrifying performer who shattered racial boundaries by changing the way Hollywood presented black women’ Washington Post
Post show talk following the performance
Performance runs: c. 1 hr 50 mins (including interval)
A Copasetic Production. The assistance of the Arts Council of England in preparation of the music is gratefully acknowledged.