“U-Street” on the move

Terry Spann (l) and Christopher Fleming (r) performing an excerpt from U-Street, the musical   On Monday February 22, 2016, the playwright for U-Street, the musical, Jason Ellis, along with two cast members were asked to participate in an event sponsored by Agenda Alexandria. The venue was the Hermitage Senior Living building in Alexandria, VA and…

Family that prays together

The arts have always been a great vehicle that brings people together. An interesting fact about the cast is that for us, this is truly a family affair. There are siblings, cousins, best friends, parent-child and mentor-mentee relationships, as well as church members that make up the roughly 30 cast members of the U-Street production. Of note,…

What’s in a name

When the production now known as U-Street was initially conceived, Blues Alley was the original name that came to mind, reflecting the sobering foretelling of the lives of the 5 homeless characters in the production. Not to be confused with the Blues Alley Jazz club in Washington, DC the name was revised to Alley Way,…

Shoes4Homeless

The Momentum Leadership Program, which is a youth leadership development program for high school student in Alexandria, VA will be hosting a shoe drive in the lobby of the Richard Kauffman Auditorium during the run of U-Street. Audience members are encouraged to bring new or slightly used shoes and sandals of various sizes, or sign-up…

Gofundme

A Gofundme Campaign has been created for the production.  For those who are unfamiliar with this reputable fundraising site,  donations are crowd-sourced and we have a fundraising goal of $10,000.  If you are interested in supporting the show but unable to attend please consider making a donation in order for someone else to attend. Specifically, adult residents…

Tickets Available Online

Tickets for U-Street, The Musical can be purchased online at Brown Paper Tickets: U-Street, The Musical http://u-streetmusical.bpt.me You may also purchase tickets at the door on show dates: Richard Kauffman Auditorium (Lee Center) 1108 Jefferson St. Alexandria, VA 22314 Please let us know when you attend the event, how you heard about the production.  …