The Sam Cooke Story
Sunday, May 19, 2024 · 5pm
We're "Having A Party" with Mr. Soul himself as portrayed by Allan P. Cason! Mr. Soul: The Sam Cooke Story delves into the life, music, and untimely death of the legendary, Sam Cooke through many of his greatest hits. His life cut short at the height of his career, Cooke’s undeniable legacy was buried under Los Angeles racial tensions and police corruption.
Allan P. Cason: Allan is the owner/operator of APC Entertainment, a multi-faceted entertainment company, as well as a professional vocalist, voice-over artist and musician. Since his passion for live theatre was rekindled in 2018 as Donkey in Shrek: The Musical he has enjoyed performing in other roles including Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, Hud in Hair, and King Triton in The Little Mermaid.
Audience members are invited to stay for a Q&A with Allan P. Carson immdeiately following the performance.
Content Advisory: This perfomance contains themes and depictions of violence that may not be suitable for younger audiences.
This production is part of Amplify — an initiative to address the inequality in performing arts programming. This program provides a platform and outlet for performing artists of all kinds, while expanding the inclusivity and outreach of the Curtis Theatre to a diverse artistic community.