An Epic New Musical
Storms. Slavery. Romance. Redemption. Prepare to be swept away by this epic musical saga about John Newton, a rebellious slave trader, and the woman who never lost faith in him. While fighting the raging seas and his own despair, Newton’s life is suddenly transformed - igniting a quest to end the scourge of slavery. Based on the true story of the man who penned the world’s most recognizable song, it’s a powerful musical you will never forget.
Music and Lyrics by Christopher Smith | Book by Christopher Smith & Arthur Giron | Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt | Costume Design by Toni-Leslie James | Lighting by Ken Billington | Sound by Jay Hilton | Hair and Wig Design by Robert-Charles Vallance | Music Director Jodie Moore | Music Supervision and Arrangements by Kimberly Grigsby |
Fight Movement and Military Direction by David Leong | Choreographed by Benoit-Swan Pouffer | Directed by Gabriel Barre
The Norma Terris Theatre
33 North Main Street
Chester, Conn. 06412
May 17 - June 10, 2012