Julia Breanetta Simpson is the Founder and Artistic Director of Breanetta Productions. Her one-woman show, “Harlem On My Mind” has been selected to be presented during the 10th Anniversary Season of the United Solo Theatre Festival, the world’s largest solo theatre festival that runs from September 19 – November 24, 2019. “Harlem On My Mind” will be performed at 7:30pm October 8th at Theatre Row at 410 W 42nd Street, NYC, NY!
“Harlem On My Mind”, created and performed by Julia Breanetta Simpson*, is a dynamic musical journey through the “Harlem Renaissance.” Experience the poetry of Langston Hughes, the personalities of Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters and Josephine Baker and the music of “Duke” Ellington,Thomas “Fats” Waller, Irving Berlin and more. This fabulous show also features a smoking hot trio lead by the incomparable Mario Sprouse and lively choreography. The show is directed by the renowned director, writer and educator, Ms. Shauneille Perry.
Through plays, musicals, and concerts that inspire, educate and entertain, Breanetta Productions honors and celebrates contributions made to society and world culture by African Americans. They provide affordable access to the arts for a diverse audience by presenting performances and cultural events in schools, libraries, theatres, churches, festivals and other community venues.
Julia hails from a small town in North Carolina where she began performing during her formative years. Her professional career began when she was cast in Syracuse Stages’ Production of Death of A Salesman. Julia earned her BFA degree in Musical Theatre at Syracuse University.
Join Julia Breanetta Simpson on Music Monday September 22 at 1pmET/10amPT and anytime after in archive, as she shares the journey of creating and performing this showcase and shares a few great songs from the show, too!
While this show is without commercial interruption, we want to say thank you to our sponsors Safety Bags, Inc; and StadiumBags.com and No Such Thing as a Bully and Smith Sisters Bluegrass for our theme song, “She is You”.
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An Equity Approved Showcase *Actors are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association