The epic tale of two ancient civilizations of Atlantis and Egypt,
Before Joan of Ark, Delilah, Helen of Troy, or Cleopatra there was Phatobie, the last Princess of Atlantis, and the forgotten tale in the Kingdom of Egypt,” according to press notes. “Two Lost Worlds is a musical love story set in a time when the gods sank Atlantis and Egypt suffered with uncertainty. Riddled with morals and lessons, Two Lost Worlds is the tale of how one woman gave hope to a people thought abandoned by the gods.
Directed by T. Oliver Reid, the cast will feature Tony nominees Brenda Braxton & Charl Brown, and Olivier/Adelco Award nominee April Nixon. Christina Sojous will step into the lead role of "Phatobie" for Nicole Scherzinger, who is filming The X-Factor in London.
Also in the cast are Chester Gregory, Lawrence Clayton, Charles Wallace, Trisha Jerffrey, Marisha Wallace, Samaria Nixon-Fleming, Robert Fowler, Jason McCollum, & Brandon Ellis.
Dancers: Aqura Lacy, Cortney Key, Shacura Wade, Willy Mena, and Nehmiah Spencer.
TWO LOST WORLDS is billed as an "Epic tale of two ancient civilizations of Atlantis & Egypt" in which "two star-crossed lovers and the struggle for power between siblings, after a ruler's death."
The showcase will feature music supervision by Kenny Seymour, musical direction by Zane Mark, assistant musical director Brian Whitted, choreography by David Robertson, and assistant choreographer Josue Jasmin.
The reading is produced by April Nixon and presented by Richelle Tavernier and Ripplz Effect Productions.
Live Concert (Iridium, NYC)