BWW Interview: Director/Choreographer Devanand Janki and LITTLE GIRL BLUE-THE NINA SIMONE MUSICAL at George Street Playhouse
The world premiere of Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical is a powerful new show that explores the life of American icon Nina Simone, as told through her own words and groundbreaking music. It will kick off 2019 at George Street Playhouse (GSP) in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
This production takes the stage under the vision of Director/Choreographer Devanand Janki. He is the Artistic Director of "Live & In Color," a company that develops new plays and musicals that promote and celebrate diversity and inclusivity.
The show is written by Laiona Michelle, who also stars as Nina. It reveals a life in-between the black and white keys, a journey from classical piano child prodigy to the High Priestess of Soul, told through the beloved songs of Nina Simone.
Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Devanand Janki about his career and the upcoming show at GSP.