Langston in Harlem

(sound mixer)
Urban Stages (2010)

book by Langston Hughes, Walter Marks, and
Kent Gash
lyrics by Langston Hughes;
music by Walter Marks
directed by Kent Gash
Cast: Josh Towers, Jordan Barbour, Jonathan Burke, Francesca Harper, LaTrisa Harper, Dell Howlett, Krisha Marcano, Kenita Miller, Okieriete Onaodowan, Gayle Turner, Glenn Turner, C. Kelly Wright
Musical Direction: Barry Levitt
Choreographer: Byron Easley
Costume Designer: Austin K. Sanderson
Scenic Designer: Emily Beck
Lighting Designer: William H. Grant, III
Sound Designer: Jason Fitzgerald
Projections Designer: Alex Koch
Sound Mixer: Sean Hagerty
Ligting Operator: Lee Terry
Associate Choreographer: Daniel Watts
Assistant Director: Carl Cofield
2010 Audelco Awards:
Byron Easley – choreography
Kenita Miller – outstanding performance in a musical / female
Glenn Turner – outstanding performance in a musical / male
Urban Stages – musical production of the year
2010 Audelco Award Nominations:
Josh Tower – outstanding performance in a musical / male
C. Kelly Wright – outstanding performance in a musical / female
Kent Gash – director / musical production

Langston in Harlem is an exciting new musical about one of America’s most honored poets, Langston Hughes. Set in the African-American cultural capital of Harlem from the Harlem Renaissance through the Civil Rights movement, Langston in Harlem tells the story of Langston Hughes’ journey into manhood and his emergence as one of the most beloved and forward thinking artists of our time. This groundbreaking new musical is filled with Jazz, Gospel, Rhythm and Blues, Swing, dance and spoken-word that sings, jumps, stomps and shouts. Langston Hughes glorious words and poetry of love, loss, joy and the blues and the people of Harlem who inspired him, come gloriously to life, in Langston in Harlemand are once again universal and unforgettable!


(photo by Melinda Hall)