“PERILOUS TIMES” A NEW STAGE PLAY @ KINGS THEATRE EASTER WEEKEND

 

New York – February 2017

For Immediate Release:

 

This Play is a story of extraordinary greed, lies, seduction and power that leads a young man from the streets of New York on a journey that changes his life forever. Stellar cast members for this stage play are Gospel’s Grammy Nominated Artiste Fred Hammond, Vickie Winans and Tim Bowman Jr.; Renowned actors Clifton Powell and Christian Keyes; and The Wire’s / Love & Hip Hop NY star, Snoop.

Come out and witness TJ Hemphill powerful Stage Play, “Perilous Times” coming to the newly renovated Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, New York on Easter Weekend, April 14th – April 16th, 2017 for five (5) big performances.

 

5 – Shows Date & Times:

Friday, April 14th @ 8pm

Saturday, April 15th @ 2:30pm & 8pm

Sunday, April 16th @ 2:30pm & 8pm

Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, New York

 

Cast Members Bio:

 

FRED HAMMOND

For more than 35 years, music lovers around the world have known Grammy Award Winning artist Fred Hammond as a gifted vocalist, songwriter, musician, producer and arranger. But as his peers and supporters alike have so reverently declared, he is without debate the architect behind the creation of a phenomenon in Gospel music, Urban Praise & Worship—a genre of gospel music that did not exist prior. Thus, Fred Hammond has become one of the most respected names in the music industry. As a solo artist, founder of the pioneering urban group, Commissioned, and his work with Radical for Christ combined, Fred has sold over 8 million albums and these endeavors have made him a mainstay on Billboard’s Gospel Chart top 10.

 

CLIFTON POWELL

An actor and comedian Clifton Powell was born in Washington, D. C, US. He stands tall at his great height. He is best known for his role of Pinky in the 2000 comedy, “Next Friday” and its sequel “Friday after Next”. His performance was seen in the Indie thriller “Chain Letter”, “Menace II Society” (1993). In 2009 in the “l’m Just Another Day” he played the role of Bowman. For his outstanding performance, he was awarded with several NAACP, American Black Film Festival Awards for the Best Performance by an actor category. Powell appeared on small screens in early 90’s. He was exposed to small screen in his early days. His standout roles were seen in Bill Duke’s “Deep Cover”, in “The Heat of Night” and his memorable role was supporting roles for the Hughes Brother in Menace II Society and Dead Presidents.

 

FELICIA “SNOOP” PEARSON

Felicia Pearson is an Actress, Author, and Rapper. She is best known for playing a character of the same name, Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, on “The Wire”.  She wrote a memoir titled, “Grace after Midnight” detailing her troubled childhood and time spent in prison for second degree murder. Pearson met Michael K. Williams, who played Omar Little on “The Wire”, in a Baltimore club. He invited her to come to the set one day and after subsequent auditions, she was offered a role in the series.  For her performance in “The Wire”, Stephen King called her “perhaps the most terrifying female villain to ever appear in a television series.  Her acting resume has grown to include appearances in CBS’s Police procedural drama, “Blue Bloods.  In 2016, Felicia joined the cast of VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop”, a reality TV series which documents the personal lives, relationships and careers of individuals who have a history in the Hip Hop world.

 

VICKIE WINANS

Born October 18, 1953 and the 7th of 12 children, who knew that a Billboard-charting gospel icon would be found in Vickie Bowman. While singing her first solo in church at the age of 8, it’s certain that Aaron and Mattie Bowman saw something special in their daughter. Growing up in church in Detroit, MI, she honed her skills and belted out songs stunning audiences time and time again. Eventually, she connected with the Winans family who helped her get her start. On the path to gospel superstardom, Winans released one hit after another. She is also the President of her own record label, Destiny Joy Records. A producer, director, songwriter, actress and comedienne as well, Winans does everything in excellence.

 

TIM BOWMAN JR.

A Detroit native, with lengthy roots in the music industry, it would only be a few short years into his life, that his musical destination would be determined amidst his family of musicians. His voice was cultivated with the support of his father, renowned jazz guitarist, Tim Bowman and aunt, famed gospel singer, Vickie Winans. After recording such singles as “Shake Yourself Loose” (remix) and featured on Winans’ hit song, “How I a Detroit native, with lengthy roots in the music industry, it would only be a few short years into his life, that his musical destination would be determined amidst his family of musicians. His voice was cultivated with the support of his father, renowned jazz guitarist, Tim Bowman and aunt, famed gospel singer, Vickie Winans. Tim is gaining traction as one of the premiere artists in the Gospel/Christian industry and many are saying, with his vocal talent and incredibly appealing songs, he can crossover into mainstream success.

 

PERILOUS TIMES STAGE PLAY

5 Shows Date & Times:

Friday, April 14th @ 8pm

Saturday, April 15th @ 2:30pm & 8pm

Sunday, April 16th @ 2:30pm & 8pm

Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, New York

 

Tickets available at Kings Theatre Box Office

Online at www.ticketmaster.com

Charge by Phone: (800) 745.3000

 

For further Information and Group Sales contact: (718) 282.8041

 

This is a Jammins Events Production.

 

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