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On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, The HistoryMakers hosted A Musical Evening With Harry Lennix, a live program featuring singing, performance and storytelling from native Chicagoan and actor Harry Lennix and singer Terisa Griffin. Dr. Anita Blanchard severed as the Mistress of Ceremonies for the event. The show included musical performances by Musical Director Terisa Griffin, Dee Alexander, Felicia Fields and Lynne Jordan as well as performances by local high school students and excerpts from The HistoryMakers Digital Archive.

Sponsors

GCM GrosvenorExpress ScriptsReva and David Logan FoundationCourt Theatre

 

Official Airline Sponsor

American Airlines

Musical Director

  • Terisa Griffin

Performers

  • Dee Alexander
  • Felicia Fields
  • Terisa Griffin
  • Lynne Jordan

Youth Performers

  • Aminah Glenn
  • Tarik Hall
  • Zaire Martin
  • Sydney Shearer
  • Jonathan Tribble
  • Liyala Wesonga
  • Zuri Yearwood

Acting Instructors

  • Patrese McClain
  • Jon Nemeth

Executive Producer

  • Julieanna Richardson

 

Co-Producer

  • Bill Michel

 

Line Producer

  • Zhu Sun

 

Writer

  • Julieanna Richardson

Director

  • Ari Golan

 

Technical Director/EIC

  • Terry Shaughnessy

Playback Operator

  • Kevin Olson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Production Managers

  • Erin Brenner
  • Frank Gilbert

Narrator

  • Kenny Davenport

 

Editors

  • Darren Lilke
  • Paul Mackey

Lead Stage Manager

  • Carol Woolfolk

 

Stage Manager

  • Dayna Calderon

Camera Operators

  • Raquel Brown
  • Aigar Dombrovskis
  • Roman Pylypczak
  • Edwin Ramirez

Jib Arm Operator

  • Clark Gray

 

Behind The Scenes Camera

  • Matthew Hickey

Lighting Designer

  • Helmut Luchs

 

Lighting Technician

  • Victoria Grose

 

Video Operator

  • Ua Wilkerson

 

Audio Engineering

  • Max Evert
  • Charles Glanders
  • Hunter Korgel

Piano Tuner

  • Ken Orgel

 

Makeup

  • Mac Cosmetics

 

Reception

  • Jewell Events Catering

 

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Phyllis Ray

Photography

  • Antonio Dickey

 

Printing

  • Clyde Printing Co.

Graphic Design

  • Ronia Holmes
  • K. Megan Kerns Carter

Special Thanks

  • Andrew Freedman
  • Terisa Griffin
  • George Jewell
  • Kenwood Academy
  • Bill Michel
  • Patrese McClain
  • Jon Nemeth
  • Phyllis Ray
  • Carol Woolfolk

Date and Time

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Location

The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago
915 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States