Bringing fierce guitar playing and swing to gospel music, Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a legend in her time and a huge influence on Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Ray Charles. Marie and Rosetta chronicles her first rehearsal with a young protégée, Marie Knight, as they prepare to embark on a tour that would establish them as one of the great duos in musical history.
Director: Dominic Taylor
Dramaturg: Mat Smart
Musical director/pianist: Sanford Moore
Guitarist: Geoff LeCrone
Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Ivory Doublette*
Marie Knight: ShaVunda Horsley
* Member of Actors' Equity
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