LOVE HAPPENED BY CHANCE

Genre: Other
written by Twana Lawler, with Music by Jerome Brooks Jr. and Directed by Dwight Ali Williams

DA’ Right Entertainment Kicks of its inaugural season with the world premiere of the inspirational stage play with music Love Happened by Chance written by Twana Lawler, with Music by Jerome Brooks Jr. and Directed by Dwight Ali Williams. Performances will be at the Roy Arias Theaters for one week only, September 29, 2011 – October 2, 2011. With a live taping on October 2, 2011

Denise Jones, A professional African-American woman, raising her four grandchildren did not have time to think about dating and she sure did not have the time to actually date. Her days were full taking care of her business needs as well as the needs of her grandchildren. Denise struggled to get to that place that the God intended, but she did not want to face the hurt that lingered within. When she was nearing a breakthrough she felt a lump in her breast. What more can happen to keep her from getting to that special place in life? By the urging of her friend she decided to visit a therapist. She needed a listening ear in order to share her family struggles and to let go of the pain. And while on her path to healing Body, Soul and Spirit, Love Happened By Chance


About the Company: DA' Right Entertainment

DA’ Right Entertainment seeks to bring joy, foster hope, and evoke emotions as it endeavors to provide World Changing Entertainment.

Open:   09/29/11
Close:   10/02/11

Schedule:
September 29, 2011 – October 2, 2011
Thursday – Friday 8:00pm Nightly
Saturday - 2pm, and 8pm
Sunday – 2pm (Live taping of the show)
Doors open 30 Minutes prior to show
Theater:   Roy Arias Theaters
Address:   300 W. 43rd Street 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
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Cost:$30.00 - $50.00
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Ovation Tickets at 866-811-4111
Company: DA' Right Entertainment         Official Web Site: http://www.darightentertainment.com/

Executive Producer and Director is the founder and CEO of DA’ Right Entertainment. As a child, Dwight Ali experienced the entertainment world by working in commercial print and television commercials. After a break from the business as a teen, Dwight Ali returned to acting on stage. His stage credits include “For This Reason… A Love Story”; “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”; “Amen Corner”; “A Family’s Play”; “A Soldier's Play”; and “The Red Lamp”. He also is active in singing, dancing, song writing, producing, set design, and directing. Dwight Ali has also Directed a number of Productions including the New York Premieres of “He Said, She Said: A Romantic Comedy” by Shawn Luckey, “Love’s Gonna Get Ya!”  By James and Michele Woodson and “Die Laughing the Stage Play” by Marq Overton which staring Kevin “dot com” Brown of  NBC’s Emmy Award Winning 30 Rock in its run at the World Famous Laugh Factor. “Die Laughing” took a look at one man's life who is stricken with breast cancer and his struggle to push past the façade of ignorance and arrogance, in a quest to arrive at awareness and ultimate redemption. 

Tiandra Gayle hails to the Big Apple from Kansas City via Atlanta and is a founding member of Quad Boro Entertainment.Most recently, Tiandra co-produced a documentary entitled 'I Do' about the history of weddings.She has also produced corporate videos, fashion shows, and socialevents. Tiandra has also studied and acted inNew York for the past five years. She appeared in 'An American Clock' by Arthur Miller, as Irene for the Sackett Group. She looks forward to seeing QBE flourish. Remember..............'Surviving is Important, but Thriving is Elegant'.

Twana Lawler is a playwright and screenwriter. She is the author of a children’s book that teaches how to deal with social issues.  She is a grandmother of 8 and essentially serves as a mother to 4 of those children, whom she has custody of due to abuse and neglect.  She greatly enjoys the creative process of writing and bringing those ideas to life. Twana has written for online magazines as well as her own online family magazine entitled, EMBRACE Family Magazine.  Twana has done a host of writing for various production companies over the years which have acuminated her gift even more. Twana is a Christian who does not take the credit for her creativeness; she gives all Glory to the Lord. She takes her testimony and puts it on paper so that it can help others understand why we go through the things that we do and how to stand strong and overcome it all.

Jerome Brooks Jr. is a SAG member who can be seen all over the world as the keyboard player in the commercial and on the cover of the Rock Band 3 game. He plays Josh, the Hip Hop Dance instructor, in the soon to be released Feature Film Art= (Love)2. He was a singer in Switzerland's "Circus Conelli" in 2010-2011 and has also performed in Germany, Turkey, Italy, Austria, and Japan. He was the Music Director for Sunday Gospel and Jazz Brunch at the Soul Cafe from the TV Show "New York Undercover," and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Shenandoah Conservatory. For more info visit www.facebook.com/JeromeBrooksMusicFans

Delano Barbosa, singing since the age of 12, performed as part of the Boston area music group N2U for many years before stepping out on his own solo career. He in the process of finishing his solo debut album with an international flare blended with R&B, ZOUK sounds and some house music. Delano has had the opportunity to perform some of his new music at the Akon Concert in the Cape Verde Islands off the west coast of Africa.  As an Actor, Delano can currently be seen in a hit video for the song Far Away by Marsha Ambrosius and is also B.E.T’S Music Video of the year, VH1 and more. His Film Credits include Disney’s The Game Plan Starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as a featured football player.  He's currently performing on stage as part of the cast of the Hit Off-Broadway play Black Angels Over Tuskegee by Layon Gray.

A gifted vocalist, born and raised in the Bronx, NY, Ayana George makes her Off-Broadway debut in “Love Happened by Chance”.  Ayana has been blessed to work in ministry with gospel “greats” such as Shirley Caesar, Karen Clark-Sheard, J.Moss, Donald Lawrence, Kim Burrell, Marvin Sapp, Hezekiah Walker & LFCC and Pastor Donnie McClurkin to name a few. Ayana most recently appeared as a background vocalist on the third season of the BET television show “Sunday Best”. Her future musical endeavors include a gospel cd release in 2012.
 

Laketchia Pebbles Grubb is a recognized preacher, singer, and songwriter who has shared the stage with many of gospel’s elite. She has opened for such renowned artists as Fred Hammond, Karen Clark Sheard, Tye Tribbett, Hezekiah Walker, the late Pastor Timothy Wright, and Daniel Winans to name a few. Pebbles has appeared in several small gospel stage productions across the United States and currently serves as the Minister of Music and Arts at True Holy Church in Brooklyn, NY.