Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical


  • Brava Theater Center 2781 24th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States

Brava! for Women in the Arts, Anthony Ken, LLC, Sheryl Lee Ralph & the D.I.V.A Foundation present

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL

February 11-March 1, 2015
Wednesdays-Sundays 8pm*
Sunday Matinee 3pm
*No Show Saturday February 21st!

February 14th!!!
Post Show  Disco Reception w/DJ Lamont (fingersnaps,KPOO)
Plus Meet & Greet w/ Cast and Director, Kendrell Bowman
& co-producer, Sheryl Lee Ralph

GUARANTEED to have EVERYONE dancing in the aisles!!

The words and music of this show will enter your ear, soar through your heart and inspire your soul.

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL is the Critically Acclaimed Musical Hit that celebrates the life of the Original 1970's Disco Queen SYLVESTER. Broadway Star Anthony Wayne (Broadway’s “PIPPIN” [2013], “PRISCILLA”, “Anything Goes” [2011]) sings, lives and breathes life as the 1970’s Disco Singer SYLVESTER. The show, also, features Broadway’s Anastacia McCleskey (“PRISCILLA”; “HAIR”, “Book Of Mormon”) and Jacqueline B. Arnold (“We Will Rock You”, “PRISCILLA”) as Two Tons of Fun/The Weather Girls. Additional Cast includes DeAnne Stewart and Rahmel McDade.With songs like "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)", "Can't Stop Dancing" and "You Are My Friend", this show tells the life story of Sylvester through HIS music and HIS point of view. Beyond all the trials, tribulations, glitz and glamour of his lifestyle, he was a symbol for being FABULOUS, but, also, a symbol for unapologetically being who he was.

The New York Times raves it's "A Mighty Real Time" and BroadwayWorld boasts it's "FIERCE! What the biographical jukebox musical should be".

Read pre-press excitement for SF engagement from
The Advocate
Edge, San Francisco
Broadway World
NBCBay Area


MIGHTY REAL is Directed by both Wayne and Kendrell Bowman with the book written by Wayne. Bowman (Celebrity Fashion Stylist for artist such as K. Michelle, Lauriana Mae & David Banner) recreates the 1970's Couture as Costume Designer. Lighting and Scenic Design is by Tony Nominee David Lander with Sound Design by Rafe Carlotto (Sound Associates, Inc.).

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