Lena Horne: Alive

Lena Horne: Alive uses powerful vocals and a rich storyline to share the most pivotal moments in Lena Horne’s life. In the 1940s and 50s, Ms. Horne topped the charts with hit songs like Stormy Weather and The Lady Is a Tramp, as well starred in numerous films. Recognized as an influential African-American pioneer in entertainment, she broke new ground when she signed with MGM studios and became one of the first artists to break the color line.

Written & Directed by Syndee Winters
Music by Andromeda Turre


Lena – Zanya Naomi Ramsey
Curtis – Jeremy Thomas
Fats Waller/Louis/Club MC – Jamil Denard
Ethel Waters/Cora – Amaya Hall
Edna/Reporter – Caitlin Alexis Scott
Club Owner/Movie Exec – Trystan Bellon
Woman 1/Young Lena/Teddy – Saija White
Woman 2/Reporter – Ebony Jordan
Woman 3/Reporter – Brenda Ray
Edwin – Kaelem Camper
Billy Strayhorn – Jonathan Richards
Lenne – Victor Calcano IV