Sunday, July 26, 2020

Broadway Veteran ALTON FITZGERALD WHITE (Mufasa in The Lion King) Stars in THE BREAKING POINT on Zoom Sun, July 26th at 8PM EST

The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents A Virtual Play Reading

by Karen Brown
directed by Van Dirk Fisher

WHEN: Sunday, July 26th, at 8PM EDT
DONATION: $15.00 to benefit the Riant Theatre
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In The Breaking Point, Tim Johnson was a successful Hollywood screenwriter who had to return to his childhood home under his father’s care after he suffered a psychotic breakdown at his job. Family secrets unravel revealing ugly truths… THE BREAKING POINT. Sometimes a person can only take but so much.

The Cast includes: ALTON FITZGERALD WHITE as John Johnson, Broadway credits include: King Mufasa in The Lion King, Mister in The Color Purple, Coalhouse Walker Jr. in Ragtime, Ken in Smokey Joe’s Café, John in Miss Saigon and The Hawker in The Who’s Tommy);

GHA’IL RHODES BENJAMIN as Lynette Pettigrew, Theatre credits include: Steal Away (Billie Holiday Theatre), Play To Win (Theatre Works USA), Surely, Goodness And Mercy Reunion In Bartersville (Newark Symphony Space, Black Spectrum Theatre) and The Gift (Cape May Theatre);

SHARIFF SINCLAIR as Tim Johnson, Theatre credits include: Sister Act: The Musical (Plaza Theatrical Productions), Sistah-Sistah (Bellmore Theatre), Television: Wu-Tang: An American Saga (Hulu) and Rip The Runway (BET Network); and

JOY KELLY as Tina Johnson, Theatre credits include: The Bacchae in The Bacchae (La Mama Theatre, NYC), Munarra in Yanagai! Yanagai! (La Mama Theatre, NYC) and Yemaya in Oshun, Goddess of Love (Nuyorican Poet’s Café).

There will be a TALK BACK afterwards with the Playwright and Cast after the reading. Van Dirk Fisher, Founder & Artistic Director of the Riant Theatre and producer of the JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL will be the moderator.

Broadway World Article: THE BREAKING POINT by Karen Brown Tackles the Subject of Mental Health