|All about Creativity Performing Arts Inc. presents the original musical comedy "Razz Matazz and All that Jazz" on Aug. 17 & 18 at Howard University&'s Ira Aldridge Theater. The coming of age story is directed and choreographed by Tiffany N. Scott and written by Denise J. Hart with original music by Terrence Lee Jones and Nicholas Packer.
Set in the roaring 20s "Razz Matazz and All that Jazz&" tells the story of a young woman who risks it all as she leaves her Kansas roots to look for fame in the big city of Chicago. Not only does she discover her talent and love, she also discovers her inner voice and becomes the catalyst to heal two feuding families. This jazzy twist of music, singing and dancing is suited by all members of the family.
All About Creativity Performing Arts Inc. develops cultural awareness in the community through the performing and visual arts. Through education and training youth and adults the organization hopes to create a framework where persons can realize the impact of the performing arts in everyday life.
AACPA runs an eight-week intensive summer camp for 6-17 year olds. At the end of session the group works collaboratively on a small production. Youth receive training in dancing, acting, singing and directing. In addition, young people 13-17, have the opportunity to participate in a Junior Apprentice Scholarship Program, which develops discipline and job training skills. Many of AACPA&'s young performers have continued their personal success with appearances on "Touched By An Angel,&" television commercials, print advertisements and university film and theater productions.
Razz Matazz and all that Jazz opens Friday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and continues on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. at Howard University&'s Ira Aldridge Theater (located next door to Cramton Auditorium). Tickets are $15 each. Fro more information call 202-635-1863.
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