Coming home for ‘The Gathering’

Published 6:04 pm Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Music, theatre and song.

Saturday’s The Gathering at the Ritz brings together some of Greenville’s most talented individuals for a unique blend of live theatre, jazz and funk, and country music.

The talent:

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– Anthony “Wojamm” Womack: Tony Womack was born in Greenville and learned to play the trumpet in the fifth grade. He has performed with Aretha Franklin, Cab Calloway, CeCe Winans, Michael Henderson, Althea Renae and Shiron Denise.

– Kevin Sport: Favorite son and country music songwriter and singer Kevin Sport is definitely in “The Right Place.” Sport, and two pickers, will perform some of his originals and a few crowd pleasers for the audience. Check out his new website at

– Audrey “Leigh” Redick Cefaly and Carolyn Messina: Messina and Cefaly will be performing “Fin and Euba,” Cefaly’s one-act play that won the prestigious 2006 Strawberry One-Act Festival in New York as well as a Best Actress award for Messina. Also planned is a production of “Clean,” a one-act play written by Cefaly, and performed by herself and Helen Hayes award-winning actor Andy Brownstein. Cefaly drew much of her inspiration for “Fin and Euba” directly from people and places in Greenville.

The production starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 at the door.