ABOUT

GERMONO TOUSSAINT

Germono Toussaint is a multi-award winning composer, arranger, playwright, and  producer. He is one of the founding playwrights of the Obie award-winning The Fire This Time Festival, the Founding Artistic Director of A Mile In My Shoes, Inc., and owner of Brown Liquor Music, LLC.

His plays have been featured in the Not for Broadway Theater Festival, Horse Trade Theater Group, The Drafts Fest, All Out Arts Play Festival, New York Madness, The Fire This Time Festival, National Black Theater’s Keep Soul Alive reading series, and 48 Hours…in Harlem.

Toussaint has also written and arranged music for a number of off-Broadway theater productions including Ritual, B-Boy Blues, Sistas: The Musical, Bring the Beat Back, Breath and Imagination, (L)imitations, and Hoodoo Love.

Toussaint has received awards and honors from The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Obies, The Puffin Foundation, The National Alliance for Musical Theatre, and All Out Arts. Toussaint was featured in American Theater Magazine in 2008.

He’s participated in Tofte Lake Center’s 10th Annual Emerging Artist Program, was a Sheen Center Theater Artist Fellow, a Rhymes Over Beats Artist in Residence, and is a recent recipient of Broadway producer Ken Davenport’s Dr. Kenny Encouragement Fund Scholarship.

WORKS

MUSICAL | READING STREAMED: 10/29/2020

The Last Gatekeeper

The Last Gatekeeper is an immersive, multi-media, musical theater piece inspired by the writings of West African shaman Malidoma Patrice Somé. The term gatekeeper refers to the indigenous belief that those who express themselves as same-gender-loving maintain the portals between the physical and spiritual world and are connected to both. They are guardians who restore balance and harmony when there is crisis.

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Brown Liquor & Blessed Oil

My creative work explores how people navigate the sacred and the profane, the flesh and spirit - the natural the supernatural. I recognize the synergy between these worlds and my understanding of each greatly influences my work. Brown Liquor and Blessed Oil is my musical exploration of these worlds and my invitation for the listeners to explore them with me.

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