“A refreshing change in black theater” – The Daily Gazette
“A wonderful cross between a concert, stage play and a movie live on one stage” – New York Weekly
Love Jones – the Musical
Starring: Musiq Soulchild, Chrisette Michele, Marsha Ambrosius, MC Lyte, Dave Hollister and Raheem DeVaughn
A stage adaptation of one of the greatest urban films of all time. Screenplay written and directed by Theodore Witcher
Love Jones – the Musical is not just a stage play… it is the MUST SEE musical event of 2016! No question about it. Fusing an A-List musical lineup with a movie title that is nothing short of a cultural phenomenon, Love Jones – the Musical is a brilliant idea coming along at exactly the right time!
Originally released as a movie in 1997, Love Jones became a cult classic that captured the imagination of an entire generation! Ask any African American woman over that age of 30 about Love Jones and you will almost certainly encounter a nostalgic, almost reverent, retelling of the classic, yet gritty, love story of Darius and Nine. The brand recognition of this title, amongst the core demographic, is astonishingly universal!
We’ve taken this title and brought it to life with some of the biggest names in music today. Musiq Soulchild, Chrisette Michele, Marsha Ambrosius, MC Lyte, Dave Hollister and Raheem DeVaughn have been carefully selected as they each bring a sizable audience and a recognizable catalog of hits that will make Love Jones – the Musical an event with unquestioned appeal. Produced with the size and scale of a concert, we’ve given this show all of the elements to make it a magical, transformative experience for the audience. Think of it like a concert, only with a theme. And that theme is the telling of a classic story that captured the hearts and minds of an entire generation of women.