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THEATER: “Alive: 55 and Kickin'”, a Show in Harlem with Cast of Singers 55 and Up, Commands Prime Coverage from CBS’ “60 Minutes”

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After airing last Sunday, GBN contributor Becky Schonbrun forwarded me links from “60 Minutes” that were labeled as inspiring “must-watch” material.  So I finally did, and they most definitely are.

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“Alive: 55 and Kickin'” creator and producer Vy Higginsen

Alive: 55+ and Kickin’” is a live show that was created by theater producer and former disc jockey Vy Higginsen, who has made it her mission to preserve a special part of American culture: African-American music, both gospel and popular music like soul and R&B. She found a pool of untapped talent, men and women in what she calls their “second half of life” just waiting for their chance to shine.

The music and the stories are uplifting, remarkable and definitely worth your time.  To check them out for yourself, click below:

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/alive-and-kickin-part-one

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/alive-and-kickin-part-two

The show reopens this Spring and you can go to http://www.alive55themusical.com to see performance dates and purchase tickets.

Enjoy!

Lori Lakin Hutcherson, GBN Founder and Editor-in-Chief (follow @lakinhutcherson)