"The Awakening" is a hip-hopera set in 1970s war-torn Uganda to the music of Rihanna's Good Girl Gone Bad LP. The multi-generational cast highlight experiences and motives in a time of war. Original stage production in 2010.
art direction / stage production / costume & set design
Each of the 15 songs on Rihanna's Good Girl Gone Bad LP correspond with a plot development and musical number in the musical. Lyrics are adjusted to move the plot along.
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