October 12 & 13, 2017
Miller Outdoor Theatre
6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
Swing, Baby, Swing! is a new musical inspired by the life and times of the original Lindy Hoppers and Miss Norma Miller, a woman who grew up in Harlem in the 1920’s to become known around the world as the Queen of Swing. The piece is co-produced by Dance Houston and Dwight Baxter (Harold Prince’s Grind, Woman of the Year with Lauren Bacall, Bubbling Brown Sugar, The Wiz) with director Carla Earle (The Cotton Club, Chicago, Bubbling Brown Sugar) in honor of Mayor Sylvester Turner with featured tapper Alde Lewis (My One and Only, Bob Fosse’s Big Deal), and music inspired by the legends of the Big Band Era Count Basie, Chick Webb, Louis Armstrong and Ethel Waters.
Give $20 or more and receive 2 assigned seats to Swing, Baby, Swing! in the covered and air-conditioned orchestra section. Your tickets will be held at Will Call table at 7:00 p.m. and you must claim and stay in your seats by 7:25 p.m. All seats are released for general admission at 7:25 p.m. and you may lose your seats if you are not in them. DONATE NOW!
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Final auditions by video and in person will be held the week of August 28th. Volunteer performers may be auditioned for cameo performances beginning October 9th and leading up to the start of every show. Please join our mailing list for audition notices and updates.