For the Love of Mahalia
by RKJB Entertainment

Feb. 23 - Mar. 05, 2017

Mahalia Jackson (via RKJB Productions)On January 27th in 1972, The Queen of Gospel, Mahalia Jackson, ascended Home to Glory. Honor her legacy by coming to experience the highly-acclaimed original play, FOR THE LOVE OF MAHALIA.

FOR THE LOVE OF MAHALIA tells the story of the life and social justice influence of gospel-legend, Mahalia Jackson. 

This hand-clapping stage production features some of Mahalia Jackson's greatest hits like "How I Got Over", "Precious Lord Take My Hand", "Didn't It Rain" and many more! 

FOR THE LOVE OF MAHALIA received nominations from BroadwayWorld.comand Austin Entertainment Weekly's Central Texas Excellence in Theatre Awards for "Best Writing of an Original Work" in it's workshop production.

Claim your tickets for the multiple award-nominated play while supplies last. You won't want to miss it!

In 1965 white writer Julie Ann Mathews travels from Alabama to Illinois to get a rare interview with gospel legend Mahalia Jackson. This gospel spirited musical is filled with some of Mahalia Jackson's greatest hits like "How I Got Over", "Precious Lord Take My Hand", "Didn't It Rain" and many more! Nominated by broadway world. com for best writing of  an original work.

Writen by Robert King, Jr., and presented by RKJ Productions.

Director: Roger Thomas 
Music Direction: Mattie Robinson 
Costumes Designed By: Veronica Prior 
Mahalia Jackson - Jacqui Cross
Julie Ann Mathews - Marett Hanes
Lilly Mathews - Linda Myers
Corretta Scott King - Timeca Seretti
Martin Luther King Jr. - Robert King Jr.
Ralph Albernathy - Jeremy Rashad Brown
Mr. Banks - Frank Benge
Charlite Brooks, Juvonte Fowler, Myke Johnson, Ciera Wilson, Erma Morgan, Charlese Denise Holliday.  


For the Love of Mahalia
by Robert King, Jr.
RKJB Entertainment

February 23 - March 05, 2017
unspecified in Austin
somewhere in Austin
to be announced
Austin, TX, 78700

February 23rd - March 5th 

Thursdays - Sundays at 7:30 PM 

General Admission: $20
Children and Seniors: $15
Groups of 8 or more: $12

Now on sale via

The Boyd Vance Theater
1165 Angelina Street,
Austin, TX 78702