Book by Heru Ptah. Music and Lyrics by Maurice White (Earth, Wind and Fire), with additional music and lyrics by Cat Gray, Brett Laurence, Bill Meyers, Heru Ptah and Allee Willis and featuring songs by Fernando Brant and Milton Nascimento. The original Broadway production opened on 30 April 2006 with direction and choreography by Maurice Hines. The production closed on 23 July 2006, running for 97 performances.
Synopsis and Musical Numbers
Kalimba, a beautiful young dancer, gets involved in a Faustian bargain when she is persuaded to dance in a pair of enchanted red shoes in a modern retelling of The Red Shoes, a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
OVERTURE; HOT FEET (LATIN); IN THE STONE; ROCK THAT/BOOGIE WONDERLAND; WHEN I DANCE; DEAREST HEART; SEPTEMBER; TURN IT INTO SOMETHING GOOD; PONTA DE AREIA; THINKING OF YOU; MIGHTY MIGHTY; SERPENTINE FIRE; FANTASY; LOUIE’S WELCOME; GETAWAY; DIRTY; AFTER THE LOVE HAS GONE; CAN’T HIDE LOVE; YOU DON’T KNOW; KALI; HOT FEET BALLET: BALLET INTRO / HOT FEET (FUNKY) / LET YOUR FEELINGS SHOW / SYSTEM OF SURVIVAL / SATURDAY NIGHT / AFRICANO / STAR / FACES; KALI (REPRISE); MEGA MIX; GRATITUDE.
Purchases from Amazon.com
From left to right above: 1. The Best of Earth, Wind and Fire Volume 1 CD. 2. The Best of Earth, Wind and Fire Volume 2 CD. 3. Essential Earth, Wind and Fire CD. 4. Earth, Wind and Fire: In Concert DVD. 5. Earth, Wind and Fire: Live in Japan DVD.