July 16, 2020
On Saturday, August 1, 2020 via Zoom, the Shaker Arts Council (SHAC) will present Mariama Whyte Sings Broadway. During the evening, the acclaimed Shaker Heights performer will interact with the online audience. The Zoom performance will be held at 7:30pm and is a part of Stay-in-Place Productions, the arts council’s response to COVID -19. The performance is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. For more information and to register visit: www.shakerartscouncil.org.
Whether in the recording studio, featured on national stages or crafting a poignant song, Mariama Whyte has the secret recipe that is certain to satisfy even the most discerning palette. A 2019 Verge Fellowship Recipient by Cleveland Arts Prize, Mariama recently starred in the highly acclaimed Dance Nation at Dobama Theatre and Simply Simone: The Music of Nina Simone at national theatrical treasure, Karamu House. She has played leading roles in the Broadway national tours of Disney's The Lion King and The Color Purple. Mariama has performed on the Oprah Winfrey Show and also has shared the stage with mega-producer David Foster. As an independent recording artist, she has released several music projects and is completing her new full length album, Hey You It's Me. Mariama loves working with youth and has served as a teaching artist for a number of performing arts programs throughout Cleveland.
This SHAC Stay–in–Place Production is made possible by a grant from NOPEC.