Wynton writes music for Eatonville

Posted on September 2nd, 2003 in Composition | Tags: composition

Amas Musical Theatre will present – from Oct. 21-Nov. 23 – Bonnie Lee Rattner’s Eatonville, which boasts an original jazz score and songs by Wynton Marsalis.
Based on Zora Neale Hurston’s novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, Eatonville is set in 1920’s Eatonville, Florida, one of the first all-black incorporated American towns.
The music will be performed live by seven musicians of Wynton choosing.
Rehearsals begin September 22. Eatonville will play ATA (American Theatre for Actors), located in Manhattan at 314 West 54th Street.