Cynthia Erivo (I Can't Sing!, The Color Purple) and Cassidy Janson (Avenue Q, Wicked, Candide) star in the European premiere of the musical drama Dessa Rose at the Trafalgar Studios.
Dessa Rose is based on the book by Sherley Anne Williams and is the story of a young slave faced with a barrage of hardships because of the colour of her skin. Ruth, a young white mother, faces discrimination because of her gender. This powerful story follows two young women searching for acceptance and discovering the true value of unconditional friendship.
Dessa Rose is written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty whose other award-winning collaborations include Ragtime, Once On This Island, Seussical and Rocky The Musical.
The Dessa Rose cast also includes John Addison, Edward Baruwa, Sharon Benson, Miquel Brown, Alexander Evans, Cameron Leigh, Fela Lufadeju, Gabriel Mokake, Abiona Omonua and Jon Robyns.
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Dessa Rose is performing in Trafalgar Studios 2