Josephine

2 Venues

The Pocket at Stirling Fringe

Stirling Lawns / Piccadillyangga (Coventry Library Lawns), 63 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling, SA, 5152

Black Box Theatre at Black Box Theatre - Adelaide Botanic Garden

Noel Lothian Hall, Adelaide Botanic Garden, Hackney Road, Adelaide 5000

Enter via Hackney Rd / Plane Tree Dr (first left turn into car park 39 - next to International Rose Garden)

Content warnings

M

Sexual References:

Occasional, Strong

Coarse Language:

Occasional, Mild

Nudity Level:

Occasional, Mild

Please note:

Occasional audience participation/interaction.

Performance accessibility

  • Suitable for audiences who speak English as a second Language
  • 2020 Weekly Award Winner

About this event

This critically acclaimed off-Broadway biographical musical combines theatre, cabaret and burlesque to tell the story of the iconic Josephine Baker, the first African American international superstar and one of the most extraordinary figures of the 20th century. Starring eight-time 'Best of the Fest' winner Tymisha Harris, who was nominated for a 2018 Vivian Robinson Award for JOSEPHINE's limited off-Broadway run. Created by Tymisha Harris, Michael Marinaccio and Tod Kimbro. 

★★★★★ "A tour de force" CBC. 

★★★★★  It's a perfect piece of theatre for the time we are currently in" PlaysToSee. 

★★★★★ "One night is all it takes to fall in love" BroadwayBaby. 

★★★★ "Incredible... Stunning... Exceptional" FestMag. 

"A star vehicle for Harris, and she delivers" Orlando Sentinel.

Presented by:
Dynamite Lunchbox and Hartstone-Kitney Productions

Created by Tymisha Harris, Michael Marinaccio, and Tod Kimbro
Directed and Produced by Michael Marinaccio
Book and Music Direction by Tod Kimbro

About: Tymisha Harris, (Performer/Costume Designer/Choreographer) has been performing professionally for over 20 years. Her early credits include assistant choreographer and backup dancing for the 90’s pop group N*SYNC, backup dancer for LFO, multiple roles at Universal Studios Orlando, and a featured role in the hit movie series Bring It On. More recent endeavors include the national tour of Rock of Ages and a European tour with the innovative and world-renowned Pilobulus Dance Theater Company. For JOSEPHINE, Tymisha has won 7 "Outstanding Performance" awards, and was nominated for a Vivian Robinson award for the show's off-Broadway run.

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