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Creative Team

Deidre Staples- Composer/ Lyricist/ Book Writer

Alric Davis- Book Writer/ Lyricist 

Devonne Bowman- Book Writer 

Alexcia Thompson- Lyricist/ Book Writer 

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Production History

Howard University, May 2017

Sankofa Theatre Collective, November 2020


Written as an allegorical tale about a burgeoning revolutionary and community on the brink of change, The Vanguard: The Musical uses a blend of R&B, jazz, and gospel to pose poignant questions about the toll activism takes on those fighting for justice. 

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