Rashad McPherson: Songs for the Summer, feat. NaTasha Yvette Williams & more!
May 30, 2023
Rashad McPherson makes his 54 Below solo debut with a night of feel-good tunes just in time for summer! Rashad, a multi-talented Berklee-trained musician, composer, and music director, is new to the theater community. He made his debut as a music arranger alongside Jason Michael Webb with the world premiere of Bayard Rustin: Inside Ashland at the People’s Light Theater, which was written and directed by Steven H. Broadnax, III.
Rashad is no stranger to the stage at 54 Below, having recently arranged and music directed a 6-show residency for Ms. Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls, The Color Purple). Join Rashad, his band, and singers for a summer night of feel-good music, fun, love, and inspiration.
J. Hoard (Grammy nominee)
Aaron Marcellus (Stomp)
Tony Award® nominee NaTasha Yvette Williams (Some Like It Hot, Chicken & Biscuits, Chicago)
Elliot Aguilar on background vocals
Crystal Fauntleroy on background vocals
Jovaughn “Jay” Forsythe on electric and moog bass
Tyneshia Hill on background vocals
AJ Jagannath on guitar
Kareem Matcham on keys
Chauncey Matthews on background vocals
Sandchell St. Fleur on drums
Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.
Rashad’s musical talent and versatility as a performer, composer, and arranger are exceptional, and his passion for music is evident in every note he plays. Rashad’s expertise, creativity, and spirit have earned him a well-deserved reputation as a standout talent in the industry.- A true legend in the making.
Steve H. Broadnax, III (director, Thoughts of a Colored Man)
Every time I’ve had the opportunity to work with Rashad, I always feel so inspired by his musicality and passion. His heart for music shines through during every performance and I’m blessed to know an artist of his caliber.
Samara Joy (2-time Grammy Award winner)
- Tue, May 30 :9:30 pm