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'Marie And Rosetta' At Cygnet


  • WHEN Ongoing from now until February 16, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Cygnet Theatre , 4040 Twiggs St., San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $30 - $65

Cygnet Theatre presents "Marie and Rosetta," a play about Sister Rosetta Tharpe and her protegee Marie Knight.

Bringing fierce guitar playing and swing to gospel music, Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a legend in her time and a huge influence on Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix, and Ray Charles. "Marie and Rosetta" chronicles her first rehearsal with a young protégée, Marie Knight, as they prepare to embark on a tour that would establish them as one of the great duos in musical history.

This story, by George Brant and directed by Rob Lufty, is about letting loose, finding your voice, and freeing your soul is a soaring music-theater experience chock full of roof-raising performances.

The show runs Jan. 16 through Feb. 16, 2019. For tickets call the box office at (619) 337-1525.

Special Events

Designer Showcase: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22
Theatre on Tap: 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25
Friday Forum: 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25
Wine Night: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31
Pre-show Stage Chat: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 6 and 13
Post-show Stage Chat: 8 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 8 and 15

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

A promotional poster for "Marie and Rosetta," courtesy of...

Above: A promotional poster for "Marie and Rosetta," courtesy of Cygnet.


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