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"shout! Sister, shout!" - The voices of women

The History Theatre - St. Paul MN - June 8th and 9th - 2019

“Shout! Sister, Shout!” is a chronological compilation of music and words written or performed by female composers, vocalists, writers, and cultural changemakers from the 1930s to present day.

Music performed in the show includes:

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – “Up Above My Head” (Traditional Gospel Tune) and “Shout, Sister, Shout” (Tim Brymn, Alex Hill, Clarence Williams – 1930)

Nina Simone – “I Shall Be Released” (Bob Dylan – 1968) and “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free” (Billy Taylor and Dick Dallas – 1963)

Carole King – “Believe In Humanity” (1973), “Been to Canaan” (1972) and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” (King and Gerry Goffin – September 1967)

Laura Nyro – “Save the Country” (1968), “Broken Rainbow” (1985)

Janis Ian – “At Seventeen” (1974), “Society’s Child” (1965) and “Boots Like Emmy Lou’s” (2000)

Phoebe Snow – “Poetry Man” (1974), “Harpo’s Blues” (1974) and “Shakey Ground” (Jeffrey Bowen, Alphonso Boyd and Eddie Hazel – 1975)

Bonnie Raitt – “What Is Success?” (Allen Toussaint – 1974) and “Guilty” (Randy Newman – 1973)

Joni Mitchell – “The Magdalene Laundries” (1994), “ Woodstock” (1970) and “Nothing Can Be Done” (Mitchell and Larry Klein – 1991)

Joyann Parker – “Memphis” (2018)

India.Arie – “Strength, Courage and Wisdom” (2001) and “One” (2013)

Joy Ohana – “Human” – (2018)

Lori McKenna – “Humble and Kind” (2015)

Andra Day – “Rise Up” (2015)

Lady Gaga – “Born This Way” (Stefani Germanotta and Jeppe Laursen – 2010)

Poetry, Writings and Quotations from – 

Terry Tempest Williams

Maya Angelou

Mary OIiver

Aretha Franklin

Coretta Scott King

Winona LaDuke

Lori Dokken

Performers, Technicians and Production folks ...


Judi Vinar

Yolande Bruce

Joyann Parker

Rachel Holder Hennig

Katie Gearty

Anna Christy

Joy Ohana

Liz Draper

Pete Hennig

Spoken Word:

Eden Bodnar

Stage Manager:

Tammie Weinfurtner

History Theatre Personnel:

Chari Hall

Josh Stallings

Kyla Moloney

Nick Walberg

In-Fin Tuan

Gunther Gullickson

Ashton Schneider

Karen Mueller

Ron Peluso

Wayne Hendricks