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Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories to debut at The National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY. May 24-26

Infecting Change Productions (ICP) has announced the debut of Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories at the National Black Theatre from May 24-26. This three-night event is presented by Mississippi native J.P. (Jana) Haynes, an author, playwright, spoken word artist and the writer, director and producer of Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories.


According to J.P. Haynes: “We are thrilled that New York is the next stop on our tour and we are honored to debut at the National Black Theatre. AtInfecting Change Productions (ICP), the name speaks for itself. We are on assignment to set the world on fire with an infection of love, positivity and belief in your ability to do the impossible and be the inspiration for you to do it.”


Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories is the inaugural production under ICP and it is their mission and calling to touch the untouched, remember the forgotten ones and leave a piece of the heart and the spirit of Selma at every stop on this journey. ICP is a group of imperfect people, reminding the world that it’s your imperfections that will elevate you to your purpose. According to ICP, “We are all Selma.”

Selma The Musical is a soul stirring musical theater experience. Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories chronicles the lives of the forgotten figures of Selma, AL; the birthplace of the voting rights movement. Breaking social and racial barriers this production reaches young and old alike and archives the timeless tale of a bridge, a town and a family who refused to give up.


The cast will perform a scene from the play at SiriusXM on Wednesday, May 23 and will air live at 8a ET on Make It Plain on SiriusXM Progress, Channel 127. According to Mark Thompson, Host of Make it Plain on SiriusXM: “Selma The Musical is the Hamilton of America’s voting rights history.”

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