What it's all about
Rebirth of Rabbit’s Foot is traveling Vaudeville Hip-Hop show. Created by Jordon Waters with Austin Antoine. They designed an interacting Hip Hop show based of a 1900’s Minstrel show called The Rabbit’s Foot Company. Quick history lesson-
Young entertainer/entrepreneur Pat Chappelle was the creator of The Rabbit’s Foot Company. He was the first successful African American to run a traveling Minstrel show in the 1900s with all Black cast. This variety show showcased talented singers, dancers and comedians.
Back to now- Rebirth of Rabbit’s Foot, is about 3 kids (Jay, Ray and Ted) who decide to put on their own show. Through out the process they encounter some pretty interesting hurdles dealing with race, relationships and Nutcrackers. Rabbit’s Foot uses the show within a show formula and gives the audience a new experience every time. Throughout the run of the shows actors gets swap in and out for different characters. Each character has a set performance based on his or her expertise.
The show touches upon Racial identity, History, Comedy with original music, singing, dancing, rapping and audience interaction. This show is full of surprising moment you won’t want to miss, you’ll laugh and learn something at the same time. Inspired by The Marx Brothers, Charlie Chaplin, Childish Gambino, “The Muppets”, “Dear White People”, and Pat Chappelle’s “Rabbit’s Foot”.
Theres more- The show has performed in Los Angeles, San Diego, and New York City. Such venues in NYC include Funkadelic Studios, Howl Happening, Under Saint Marks, Parkside Lounge Speakeasy, Duplex Piano Bar and Off Broadway’s Cabaret 54/below. The show currently runs as a Residency at The People’s Improv Theater (The PIT) every third Monday of every month.
Finally the show will be taken to Amsterdam in 2019 at the “Boom Chicago”...more information coming soon!!!!
“Yo so once upon a time with a budget so low. 3 friends made Vaudeville Hip Hop show. With Song, dance, rap and variety. These young kids become quite a commodity. Want to watch a story unfold that will make you smile. Come and join us get a drink stay a while.”
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