In mainstream society, the lives of iconic figures are frequently given the Broadway Musical treatment. But such
is uncommon in the gospel community.
But BeBe and CeCe Winans have pushed things to the next level with the announcement of a gospel musical about
their now defunct duo.
Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story is coming to the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA Jan. 20-Feb. 14, 2016.
Charles Randolph-Wright, director of Motown the Musical, will direct the Broadway production chronicling the
early days of the multiple GRAMMY® award winning brother and sister’s career.
The production, which is being called “a heart-warming and hilarious journey towards self-discovery,” is billed
Detroit natives BeBe and CeCe Winans, youngest siblings of the Winans family dynasty, experience the The Broadway show, featuring music from BeBe, will reportedly incorporate a new generation of Winans to play
ultimate in culture shocks when invited to join Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s Praise The Lord Network
television show. The teenaged Winans become not only television celebrities, but also the “adopted
children” of the Bakkers, integrating TV evangelism in Pineville, North Carolina.
As BeBe and CeCe encounter fame, fortune, and even a young Whitney Houston, BeBe must learn to
balance his desire for success with his true calling.
the young brother and sister.
The full cast has not yet been revealed.
After recording three Gold albums and one Platinum album, BeBe and CeCe already have a star on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame and will be inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in May.
To their credit, the duo has three Grammy Awards, nine Dove Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, two Soul
Train Music Awards, and numerous Stellar Awards.
'Motown the Musical' Director Bringing BeBe and CeCe’s Life To
The Broadway Stage
APRIL 7, 2015
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