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  Witness Uganda at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Witness Uganda

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N Santa Monica Blvd Beverly Hills

A groundbreaking documentary journey that's been turned into "a vibrant, pulsating musical" (Associated Press), Witness Uganda is inspired by the true story of a young gay man's trip to volunteer in a small village in Africa. But his sincere desire to help is tested against the backdrop of an incurable epidemic, corruption and a dangerous abduction that leaves him questioning everything he has ever known. After a successful off-Broadway run, this West Coast premiere at The Wallis in Beverly Hills is set to star 12-time Grammy nominee Ledisi, Jamar Williams (Wild Goose Dreams), Amber Iman (Hamilton) and Emma Hunton (Wicked).

Thru - Feb 23, 2019

Tuesdays: 8:00pm
Wednesdays: 8:00pm
Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Sundays: 2:00pm & 7:30pm

Price: $50

Show Type: Musical

Box Office: 310-246-3800

Running Time: 2.5 hours; 15 minutes intermission

  Witness Uganda Reviews
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Stage Scene LA - Highly Recommended

"...A gay black NYU student heads off to Africa to help build a school only to come back transformed for life in Witness Uganda, Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews' off-Broadway "Documentary Musical" thrillingly performed and excitingly restaged for L.A. audiences at Beverly Hills' Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts."
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Steven Stanley

Stage Raw - Highly Recommended

"...The performers are all very good, and some are tremendous. At the top of this list is Ledisi, the 12 times Grammy-nominated soul singer who lights a fire under this musical whenever she's onstage - which is too infrequently. Sha'Leah Nikole Stubblefield, as a Ugandan student hungry for an education, makes the most of her moments in the spotlight. Jamar Williams in the lead is charismatic and engaging, but his character is confusing. He's a decent singer, but he is often overshadowed by Ms. Hunton, who belts out her songs with a gusto that blows him off the stage."
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Stephen Fife

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